Super Cycle 2.0? A discussion with Jeffrey Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research – Goldman Sachs

02 Jun 2021

Jeffrey Currie

Global Head of Commodities Research,
Goldman Sachs

As the famous New York Yankee player and coach, Yogi Berra, once said “It’s like déjà vu all over again”.  The current commodity markets with record and near record high prices for copper, iron ore, lumber, gold etc. is certainly feeling much like the boom that started in the early 2000’s and ended post the GFC.  Are we seeing a repeat of the so called “Super Cycle” and what does it mean for the mining sector, global growth, inflation and interest rates.  We are delighted to host our next Asia Mining Club event on June 2nd with Jeffrey Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research – Goldman Sachs, one of the financial industries most respected experts on the global commodity market. Please join us to hear Jeff’s views on the current environment and the outlook for commodity markets globally and how they could impact the global economy, financial markets and the mining industry.”

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Date - 02 Jun 2021 (Wednesday)
Time - 4:00pm HK time / 9:00am UK time
Venue - Online Zoom Event
Price - Free-of-charge


Speaker Profile

Jeff is global head of Commodities Research in Global Investment Research (GIR). He is responsible for conducting research on commodity market dynamics in the context of corporate risk management programs, short and long- term commodity investment strategies and asset allocation. Jeff is also a member of the GIR Client and Business Standards Committee, Growth Markets Executive Group and Macro Executive Committee.

Jeff was European co-head of Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research from 2010 to 2012. He was based in London from 2003 until 2012, when he moved to New York. He has since returned to London.

Over the years, the commodities research team has consistently been ranked number one under Jeff’s direction, and in 2011, he was named CNBC Analyst of the Year by City A.M. Jeff joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 and was named managing director in 2002 and partner in 2008.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeff taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in microeconomics and econometrics at The University of Chicago and served as the associate editor of Resource and Energy Economics. Jeff also worked as a consulting economist, specializing in energy and other microeconomic issues, at Ernst and Young, LLP and Economic Insight, Inc. In addition, he has advised government agencies in the US, European Union and Russia.

Jeff earned a PhD in Economics from The University of Chicago in 1996.