Andrea Hotter is the New York-based special correspondent at Fastmarkets and has over 25 years’ experience in the metals and mining sector. Her expertise spans commodities and encompasses materials essential for the energy transition, including battery raw materials such as copper, nickel, lithium, cobalt and aluminium.
Andrea’s responsibilities include producing insights for Fastmarkets’ customers across all markets to develop users’ understanding and effectiveness, and to build Fastmarkets’ reputation as a leader at the heart of the metals industry. She acts as a brand ambassador for Fastmarkets globally, through conference chairing and hosting, web seminars, podcasts, social media and other platforms and media. She also works to connect Fastmarkets to industry leaders and position the company as the prime source for market intelligence.
Before joining Fastmarkets in New York in 2012, she was the assistant managing editor at Dow Jones Newswires on its energy and commodities desk in London. In this role, she was responsible for markets and equities coverage of metals, agriculture (grains, cocoa, coffee, sugar) and energy (oil, gas, power, renewables) for EMEA. Prior to this, Andrea was on the metals desk for Mitsui Bussan Commodities in London and was a senior correspondent and head of metals for Bridge News.
Andrea graduated from Kings College, University of London, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature & Language.