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Septian Hario Seto
Indonesia's Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment
George Q. Fang
Executive Vice Chairman
Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co. Ltd
Mr. Fang, with a PhD degree in mineral engineering, is a professor-level senior engineer who holds the business license granted by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong. Before joining Huayou in Jan, 2020, Dr. Fang had acted as the Director of Mineral Engineering Research Institute of BGRIMM, CTO and Managing Director of Business Development Dept. of China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd., Vice Chairman and Head of Mining and Metals Coverage, Investment Banking，Asia of Standard Bank Asia Limited, the Executive Director and Senior Vice President of Zijin Mining Group. Currently, Dr. Fang serves as Executive Vice Chairman of Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd. He is mainly in charge of Strategic Affairs, International Investment and Financing and ESG.
McKinsey Center for Future Mobility China
Ting is a partner based in Shenzhen. He currently leads McKinsey Center for Future Mobility China and is also the leadeStrategy & Corporate Finance practice in Greater China Region. Ting serves global and Chinese leaders in the automotive and assembly space and advises private equity funds extensively on related investment opportunities
Electrios and Head of strategy, Green Li-ion, Singapore
In addition to heading up Green Li-ions global strategy, Cormac manages Electrios Li-ion technology & EV advisory firm based in Hong Kong. Over his 20-year career as a Li-ion industry expert with a particular focus on China, Cormac worked on many major battery industry projects from the early days of the energy transition. His work spans the entire supply chain, from mining battery metals and battery cell production to recycling.
Cormac’s industry experience is unrivalled, having worked with leading battery manufacturers and their suppliers, governments and successful startups. Within the recycling field, Cormac has worked with leading battery recyclers. Cormac is dedicated to the sustainable advancement of lithium batteries for EV & energy storage applications.
Head of Battery Raw Materials
Paul is an economic geologist, with over 20 years of experience in the global mining and metals industry. As Head of Battery Raw Materials at Fastmarkets, Paul lead our global team of analysts that produce short- and long-term forecasts that provide supply/demand balances and price forecasts for lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel and manganese. This team also produces the Fastmarkets Battery Recycling Outlook and Battery Cost Index. Paul's key objectives are to help our customers navigate market volatility and provide them with a strategic advantage in these exciting but challenging markets. As such, Paul is keen to make connections, discuss our battery raw materials forecasts, outlooks and market insights, and understand how we can develop these to support our customers’ evolving needs. Before joining Fastmarkets, Paul worked for the British Geological Survey, holding the roles of Head of Critical Raw Materials, and most recently Director of the UK Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre.
Director of Low Carbon Development Centre
Zeng Weiliang, director of ChinaEV100 low-carbon development center, has seven years of experiences in NEV industry after obtaining a finance master’s degree. Basing on his strategy-making and investment&financing work practices in a renowned host manufacturer, Mr. Zeng has been committed to researches on development trend, policies and internationalization of NEV industry as China is taking well-ordered steps to achieve its carbon peak and neutrality targets. Under his leadership, fruitful results have also been achieved, including:
Research on the Goal, Path and Policy of Achieving Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality in Collaboration with Automobiles Transportation and Energy
The Realization Path Policy Recommendations of China's New Energy Vehicles Target in 2025 Under the Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality Goals
Research on the Internationalization Strategy of China's New Energy Vehicles
Research on Carbon Neutrality Technology Path in the Automotive industry
As a leading role, Mr. Zeng organized and completed several project research missions assigned by ministries and commissions, as well as industry plans of Shiyan, Xiangyang, etc. in Hubei province.Mr. Zeng was also involved in compiling many books, such as carbon-neutrality textbooks used by Peking University, Blue Book on the Development of China's New Energy Vehicle Industry and ChinaEV100-related materials.
Indonesian Nickel Miners Association (APNI)
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