Ken Hoffman is Bloomberg Industries global head of metals and mining research since 2009. Mr. Hoffman began his career at Prudential Securities, covering base and precious metals as well as the global steel industry. He headed Prudential's global steel research team for five years. Mr. Hoffman ran the top quartile Orbitex Energy & Basic Materials fund for three years.
Mr Hoffman has worked for several large hedge funds such as Gallen Group and ran a commodity long/short fund for Millennium Partners. For four years he was a partner and head of research at MarCap European Investors fund. A CFA charterholder, Mr. Hoffman holds a BS in finance from Syracuse University and an MBA from Duke University.