Expertise

Matt Craze

Matt founded Spheric Research in 2017 to provide specialist analysis and insights into the seafood industry. Here’s a brief bio:

  • Matt started working in natural resource research in 2002, joining CRU, the world’s main consultancy house for the global mining industry
  • Joined Bloomberg in 2004 to set up a metals news desk and cover the London Metals Exchange. Developed a global steel industry beat for Bloomberg in the Europe/Middle East/Africa region and covered Mittal Steel Co.’s $36 billion hostile takeover deal of European steelmaker Arcelor
  • Set up Bloomberg’s agricultural news desk in South America to capture market share for news from traders operating on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange hub.
  • Stories published in New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine, TV appearances on Bloomberg TV, PBS Newshour
  • MBA candidate of Cornell University and Queen’s University in Canada, graduating May 2018
  • Wrote seafood industry news since 2008 for Bloomberg; dedicated to industry since 2016; contributor to industry publication Undercurrent News
  • Author of two in-depth seafood industry reports (see link to Undercurrent News)
  • UK national, based in Chile for most of the year. Spanish native fluency; intermediate Portuguese

Yuriy Humber

Yuriy Humber, associate partner, is a Russian-born, award-winning former Bloomberg journalist who has spent several years living in Japan. His Tokyo-based company, Yuri Invest Research, works closely with major Japanese corporations.