Wendy Treasure

CEO, Mining and Commodity Insight

Mike Barden has over 30 years of experience working, and advising clients, in the mining and commodities sector. Mike currently leads Commodity and Mining Insight, a UK based company focused on the practical application of Big Data concepts within the mining sector - particularly in the areas of strategic and operational planning and performance management. Prior to founding Insight Mike’s career has included; 10 years in the design, supply and operation of underground and open cast mining equipment; 10 years as a consulting partner with Monitor and then with KPMG Transaction Services; and 4 years as the CEO of the CRU Group and CRU Strategies, a leading supplier of information and consulting services to the mining and commodity sectors.