Advisers to the global cement industry

IA Cement was established in 2011 to provide independent advice to the cement sector. Based in London and Jakarta, we have worked with clients across the globe

With a combined experience of over 50 years within the cement industry, we have worked with global companies to help expand business across the globe.

What do we offer?


Established in 2011, IA have presented at summits across the globe, from Dubai, London and Singapore. You can find out more about our previous presentations and upcoming events below.


IA regularly publish reports on the global cement sector, including the unique publication Cement on the Stock Market. At the company level, IA Cement have written reports on LafargeHolcim, HeidelbergCement, Cemex and CRH.


With a combined experience of over 50 years, IA cement have worked with global companies to help expand business across the world. We use our knowledge and contacts to consult for companies looking to grow internationally.


Contact us for more information about any of the above services. If you would like to purchase our latest report or would like to enquire about our services, complete the following contact form. We look forward to working with you.

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Who we are


Imran founded IA cement in 2011 to provide consultancy services to the global cement industry.  As Chief Executive, he has worked on projects on all continents for a range of clients. 

Imran is a former banker and chartered accountant. He has 12 years of experience as a global cement research analyst, mainly at Deutsche Bank where he worked for 10 years as Director and head of European building materials. He qualified with Deloitte as a chartered accountant and is based in London. 


Martin has spent over forty years in the cement industry, starting with Blue Circle Industries in 1963.

He has been in Asia for twenty five years, including ten years as president director of PT Semen Andalas Indonesia and one year as the Regional Development Director for Lafarge Asia Pacific.

He is now working in South-East Asia, on cement distribution and logistics, as well as acting as an independent consultant.


IA Cement has presented at conferences world wide

IA Cement have presented at cement conferences in Rwanda, Doha, Dubai, Jakarta, London, Istanbul, Bangkok, Florida, Moscow, Singapore, Muscat, Accra and Hanoi

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