David Rennie is the Beijing bureau chief of The Economist&n...
David Rennie is the Beijing bureau chief of The Economist and the author of its weekly “Chaguan” column on China. He has been a columnist at The Economist since 2007, writing, successively, its “Charlemagne”, “Bagehot” and “Lexington” columns. From 2007-10 he was European Union correspondent and “Charlemagne”, based in Brussels. From July 2010 to July 2012 he was British political editor and author of “Bagehot”, based in London. In the summer of 2012 he moved to Washington DC. He was “Lexington” 2012-17, and Washington bureau chief 2013-2018. In May 2018 he moved to China as Beijing bureau chief, launching “Chaguan” in September of that year. Previously he was on the foreign staff of the Daily Telegraph, with postings in Sydney (1998), Beijing (1998 to 2002), Washington DC (2002-05) and Brussels (2005-07). He has covered elections on four continents, the war in Afghanistan (2001), as well as earthquakes, referendums and other disasters. He worked for the Daily Telegraph in London (1996-98), and the Evening Standard (1992-96). He has given classes and public lectures on EU affairs at the universities of Harvard and Boston in America, Bristol University in Britain and at the business schools ESCP (Paris) and IE (Madrid). He won the 2010 UACES/Thomson Reuters “Reporting Europe” award.
Mr. Cordeiro is a Senior Principal at Pöyry Management Cons...
Mr. Cordeiro is a Senior Principal at Pöyry Management Consulting, Finland. He holds a degree in Forest Engineering and Industrial Economics.
He has more than 20-years’ experience in management consulting for the fibre, pulp, paper and other forest-based related industries.
João travels regularly between Finland, Brazil and China and serves as an advisor to the senior management of pulp and paper companies worldwide.
Tony is currently Managing Director and CEO of Midway Ltd, a publicly listed integrated forestry business with operations in Victoria, Queensland, Northern Territory Tasmania and recently commenced in New Zealand.
Prior to joining Midway he held a number of senior management positions in the hardwood plantation sector and has also run his own consultancy business. Tony has around 30 years of experience in all facets of the forest industry, but has a particular interest in harvesting, processing and marketing.
Tony holds a bachelor of Science (Forestry) from the Australian National University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and has attended the International Executive Programme at INSEAD in France.
Marcos Assumpção has been Itaú BBA’s ...
Marcos Assumpção has been Itaú BBA’s head analyst for Metals & Mining and Pulp & Paper since 2009. Prior to joining Itaú BBA, Marcos worked at Merrill Lynch for four years, covering the LatAm Steel and Pulp & Paper sectors. Marcos holds a BSc. from the Federal University of Brasilia and an executive MBA from Coppead (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). He also holds a CFA® designation. Marcos has been long regarded as a top analyst by Institutional Investor.
Sergey is President of Association of the Specialists of the Pul...
Sergey is President of Association of the Specialists of the Pulp and Paper industry (ASPPI) founded in Russia in 2013, and CEO of Andritz Russia. ASPPI’s mission is to improve the industry image Support and promote of important initiatives and projects in Forest and Pulp & Paper industries to be implemented in Russian Federation. In order to accomplish its mission, ASPPI creates environment and communication network for business and Russian Federation Government by arrangement of industry exhibitions, seminars and conferences, both in Russia and abroad.
Born in 1974 in Archangelsk, Russian Federation. Graduated with honors from the Helsinki (Finland) University of Technology in 2002 with a Doctor Degree in Pulp and Paper Technology. Sergey has over 20 years- experience in Pulp & Paper Industry, allows extensive experience in strategic planning and implementation of large-scaled investment projects both in Russia and abroad. In addition to being a President of ASPPI, Sergey also is holding and senior management positions in different Russian and international companies operating in Forest and Pulp & Paper Industry in Russia.
Mr Shaohua currently serves as the Head of Paper Business at APR...
Mr Shaohua currently serves as the Head of Paper Business at APRIL Asia, having previously been the Marketing Director of Asia Symbol, and accruing over 15 years of experience in APRIL covering various roles in pulp & paper business, strategic planning, M&A and sales & marketing.
Prior to joining APRIL, Shaohua was a business researcher in National University of Singapore and INSEAD with over a dozen published researches.
He holds a Masters of Science (Business Policy), NUS.
Ms. Zhuang, Senior Economist, holds a master’s degree in a...
Ms. Zhuang, Senior Economist, holds a master’s degree in applied economics. Ms. Zhuang has emphasized on supervising and promoting energy and chemicals futures markets and committed to researching energy and chemicals and financial derivatives markets for long time.
Since 1993, Ms. Zhuang has served at Shanghai Petroleum Exchange, Shanghai Commodity Exchange, and Shanghai Futures Exchange’s clearing department, development research center, delivery department, energy and chemicals department.
She is currently the head of commodity department II in Shanghai Futures Exchange.
Brian Dillon is Global Sourcing Director Fiber for Essity responsible for all global sourcing activities relating to tissue pulp, fluff pulp and recovered fiber.
Prior to Essity , he worked in the banking, automotive, food & drinks and paper industries and has extensive sourcing, logistics and supply chain experience.
Born in Edinburgh Scotland, Brian is married to Maureen, has two children and lives in Oberursel Taunus, north of Frankfurt in Germany.
Tom is the Managing Director of Hawkins Wright. He und...
Tom is the Managing Director of Hawkins Wright. He undertakes regular private client consultancy assignments on a wide range of topics related to the pulp and paper sector. He is the co-author of the Outlook for Market Pulp and makes regular contributions to Pulpwatch. He is the principal author of the Asian multi-client studies. Defining the China Market for Pulp Paper & Board enjoys industry-wide recognition and is now in its eighth year of publication.
Tom travels widely, both in the course of market research and also as a frequent speaker to private meetings and industry conferences.
Oliver is an industry analyst and consultant with more than 15 years' experience in the international pulp and paper industry. He has been with Hawkins Wright since 2007, working as one of the editors of Pulpwatch, Hawkins Wright’s monthly newsletter, the co-author of the Outlook for Market Pulp service, and the principal author of the Outlook for Dissolving Pulp. Prior to joining the company, Oliver worked as an analyst with the Pulp and Paper Products Council (PPPC) in Montreal, Canada.
Oliver has lead multiple consultancy projects including feasibility studies for pulp mills in Latin America, Russia and South East Asia. He presents frequently at industry gatherings.
Pierre joined Hawkins Wright in 2014 and has been providing research and editorial support to the Pulp & Paper team. He is lead author of our multi-client publications Pulpwatch and The Outlook for Fluff Pulp, and also makes regular contributions to The Outlook for Market Pulp and Forest Energy Monitor reports.
Pierre was previously employed as an analyst at Société Générale in Paris where he tracked the performance of structured products and undertook risk analyses.
He is a graduate of the American University of Paris where he studied Economics, Entrepreneurship and International Law.
BHKP prices fall globally, especially in Asia and Europe; softwood pricing stable in all regions. ...
Distressed cargoes pull down the spot price of industrial pellets.
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