Speaker Bio


Sean Davidson

Sean Davidson

CEO, Davis Index

Sean Davidson is the CEO of Davis Index, a price reporting agency covering global ferrous, base metal and secondary markets. Davis Index's team of 65+ experts based in the US, Canada, Mexico, Spain, India, Ukraine and Singapore deliver over 1,300 price indexes from across the world.

At the start of this decade, Sean reinvigorated scrap coverage across the Metal Bulletin Group as global editor of raw materials at American Metal Market, Metal Bulletin and Steel First, based out of New York. During his time at AMM/MB, Sean launched the index for America’s first scrap futures contract: the CME busheling contract.

In 2015, Sean moved to Houston to build and launch Argus Metal Prices as its global editor, a role he exited in early 2019. Since then he has focused on building Davis Index into an industry leader for recycled metals and alloys market intelligence. Prior to his roles in commodities, Sean served different journalistic and entrepreneurial roles in the United Kingdom, Middle East and India. His career has spanned print, online, television, recreation, hospitality and technology. Sean is also the founder and CEO of Nyteco, a Canadian venture, that is building and investing in start ups focused on technology solutions for the recycling industry.