Rodrik’s first job after university in 1996 was as a technical consultant in Aksu, Kazakhstan for Central Asian Goldfields. Over 15 years later, the country still continues to surprise and impress. He worked in the CIS for over a decade principally focused on the resource sector in senior management roles for Western companies.
Based in London since 2008, he represents CRU in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia as their Regional Director with an aim to growing CRU’s understanding and presence in these territories.
He has degrees in engineering, Russian, and management from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and has taken courses at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute and the London Business School.