Lithium demand, supply and the electric vehicle
How are governments and automakers adapting to meet CO2 emissions targets, and what are the implications?
The Lithium and Battery Materials team that he leads covers the entire industry’s supply chain from the extraction of the raw materials to their conversion to chemicals and battery materials used in cathodes, all the way to their end uses such as electric vehicles, energy storage systems, portable electronics and others. Mr. Ledoux-Pedailles is a regular speaker at various industry events across the world presenting at chemical, mining, and energy related conferences. He joined the company in 2014 where he first focused on basic chemical commodities and worked for the Inorganics department leading the EMEA Chlor-alkali team. Earlier in his career, he worked for Talison Lithium located in Perth, Australia, tracking the lithium industry in China and Europe. He worked for Roskill, an international metals and minerals research and consulting company, where he monitored various metals and industrial minerals markets. Mr. Ledoux-Pedailles holds a Business Masters in Risk Management and International Purchasing from ESDES Business School in France. He wrote his master’s thesis on the development and deployment of electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries. He has also studied at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and Marshall University, US.