Nabeel Mancheri
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Nabeel Mancheri

Rare Earth Industry Association

Secretary General

Nabeel A Mancheri is the Secretary General of REIA-The Global Rare Earth Industry Association based in Brussels. He was a senior researcher and project manager at the Department of Material Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium. Before joining KU Leuven in 2018, he was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University, Netherlands, where he worked on his own Marie Curie project on REE Value Chain and Industrial EcoSystem in EU. Previously, he was a Research Fellow at The University of Tokyo. Prior to joining Tokyo University, he was an Assistant Professor at India's National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.

He has also worked as a consultant to OECD Paris, ICRIER New Delhi, and CUTS International and involved in research related to trade issues. He was a visiting Ph.D. scholar at Australian National University in Canberra in 2007 with a fellowship from Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He was a visiting researcher at the Graduate School of International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University in 2008-09 where he partly completed his PhD and was a visiting fellow at the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing in 2012. He was listed as a Young Strategist by International Institute for Strategic Studies, London and Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC in 2013. He also completed a certificate course on science and technology policy from the University of California, San Diego in 2014 with a fellowship.


Panel Session: Securing Rare Earths for Electric Mobility

This ‘Rare Earths for the electric-mobility panel will bring together key decision makers in the technologies of vehicle electrification, rare earths producers, magnet makers and more to review the current supply situation, identify bottlenecks and propose solutions.

Moderator: Nabeel Mancheri, Global Rare Earth Industry Association 

Mark Chalmers, President & CEO, Energy Fuels 
Badrinath Veluri, Chief Specialist, Materials & technology, Grundfos
Zulqarnain Mahmood, Director of Purchasing, ZF
Vasileios Tsianos, Director of Corporate Development & Assistant Corporate Secretary, Neo Performance Materials