Carsten Fritsch works as a senior commodity analyst at Commerzbank since July 2008 and is responsible for analysing developments and forecasting prices in energy, precious metal and agricultural markets. He is regularly quoted in media and highly regarded as a speaker on commodity related topics at conferences and client events. Before that he served for seven years as a currency strategist at Commerzbank. He started his career at the Commerzbank Economic Research department as a research assistant and as a junior financial analyst for foreign exchange markets at a news agency. Carsten holds a degree in Economics at Magdeburg University.