Anirudh Mishra (B.Tech Hons, IIT-BHU, 1986) has worked in the mining & steel sector since 1986. Starting his career with Tata Steel in India, he later set up and headed the Steel Raw Materials trading desk at Sudamin Limited UK, in the early 2000s. He then founded IMR Metallurgical Resources AG in 2004 and today serves as Managing Director of the multibillion dollar group. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, IMR has become a trusted, global partner in the Steel, Power & Cement Industry – specializing in the trade of thermal and coking coal, metallurgical coke, ferrous & non-ferrous ores, pig iron, scrap, stainless steel & ferro alloys. To complement its core trading activity, the group has invested in upstream and downstream assets in Indonesia, India, Mexico and China, thus enabling the group to become a key driver in world trade, linking global supply to global demand.