Robert Fig is the head of Physical Market Sales at the LME with responsibilities relating to the physical users of the market. He comes with over 35 years of experience of the physical and financial commodity markets.
From post-graduate studies in South Africa, he moved into mining and agricultural commodity research, then into a base metal marketing capacity at a number of institutions, most notably Scotia Capital.
From 2005 Robert set up and ran the commodity risk management team within Treasury for Mittal Steel and subsequently ArcelorMittal.
Robert has a long history of being consulted by various global, regional, academic and industrial institutions on commodity risk management and now adds the LME to a most interesting career.