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Meet the CRU Optical Fibre & Cable Team

Natalie Noor-Drugan

Natalie Noor-Drugan, Publisher & Editor in Chief, London

Natalie Noor-Drugan is a value-added content driven journalist and editor with 15 years experience in daily, weekly and monthly business-to-business publishing for the petrochemicals, fertilizers, steel and wire & cable industries.She has a proven track record in product launches, change management, online & print content creation and content improvement projects. She writes and commissions articles which analyse the wire & cable industry.

Filippos Pappasavvas

Filippos Pappasavvas, Research Analyst, London

Filippos Papasavvas joined CRU in January 2019 as an Analyst within the Wire and Cable Team and is based in London.He holds a MSc in Economics from University College London with Distinction, and a BSc (Hons) Economics and Politics degree. He previously completed two dissertation projects with a focus on macroeconomics: the former investigated different economies’ business cycle dynamics, and the latter studied the link between financialisaton and economic development. Filippos is responsible for research in both the metallic and non-metallic wire & cable industries.

Chenfei Wang

Chenfei Wang, Analyst, London

Chenfei joined CRU in February 2019 as an Analyst within the Wire and Cable Team and is the current editor of CRU’s Wire and Cable Market Outlook. Prior to CRU, Chenfei spent 4 years working at Rolls-Royce in a variety of engineering leadership roles, with a focus on aeroengine technology development and process improvement. He holds an MSc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering (Distinction) from Imperial College London, and a BEng (Hons) in Chemical and Materials Engineering (First Class and Dean’s List) from the University of Auckland.

Emir Ersahin

Emir Ersahin, Research Analyst,

Emir joined CRU in December 2021 as an intern in the Multi-Commodity team. In
February 2022 he moved to Wire and Cable team as an Research Analyst.

CRU Optical Fibre & Cable products

CRU is a well known supplier of information on the international wire, cable and optical fibre and cable markets. In addition to its conferences and consulting work, CRU has two published services.

CRU Wire and Cable News provides news and industry developments through a service with daily, weekly, and monthly publications. In addition to news it offers cost information and articles offering opinions from CRU’s staff of analysts.

CRU also provides market assessments and forecasts that usually look five years ahead, these include:

  • Optical Fibre and Cable Monitor
    In-depth analysis of global demand, production, trade, stocks and prices, with detailed analysis of key markets in Europe, North America, China and the Far East
    Detailed and comprehensive coverage of the highly volatile optical fibre and fibre optic cable markets, reviewing the key global regions of Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America, plus emerging markets

    Telecoms Cable Market Outlook
    Delivers a global perspective on the industry quantifying the demand in more than 50 markets by application, and derives regional and worldwide totals by application and fibre type.
    Also included is an update of the main telecom and economic indicators, as well as profiles of the main fibre and cable manufacturing groups and external copper telecom cable production and demand

    Find out more here

    Plus CRU delivers a daily news service through Wire and Cable News:

    Authoritative and independent news, analysis and insight into the global metallic wire and cable and fibre optics markets
    Daily service supported by a detailed analysis report every month plus email alerts (at frequency the user chooses)

    Find out more here