03 diciembre - 04 diciembre 2019
Seoul, South Korea

Argus LiCoNi

Featured speakers

Edric Koh
Head of Corporate Sales, Asia, London Metals Exchange
Edric joined the LME in 2014 and is based in our Singapore office, where he is Head of Physical Market Sales in South East Asia and Oceania region. He has over 14 years of experience in commodity price risk management. Previously, he worked at Mizuho Bank and was responsible for marketing commodity derivatives and advising hedging strategies to corporate customers. Prior t...
Edric joined the LME in 2014 and is based in our Singapore office, where he is Head of Physical Market Sales in South East Asia and Oceania region. He has over 14 years of experience in commodity price risk management. Previously, he worked at Mizuho Bank and was responsible for marketing commodity derivatives and advising hedging strategies to corporate customers. Prior to that, he worked for a world-renowned airline, managing their jet fuel risk book.
Laurent Cohen
Global Marketing Manager, Solvay
Laurent Cohen is the Global Marketing Manager for Solvay’s Metal Extraction business. He has 20 years of experience in marketing and strategy, and has held leadership positions in large chemical corporations, strategy consulting firms and governmental organisations. Laurent is a graduate of MIT at Cambridge in the US and from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees in P...
Laurent Cohen is the Global Marketing Manager for Solvay’s Metal Extraction business. He has 20 years of experience in marketing and strategy, and has held leadership positions in large chemical corporations, strategy consulting firms and governmental organisations. Laurent is a graduate of MIT at Cambridge in the US and from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees in Paris, France. He will be speaking today about the economics of battery metals extraction, and particularly about lithium.
Anthony Tse
Executive Director, Galaxy Resources
Anthony Tse has over 20 years of corporate private and public company experience in numerous high-growth industries including the TMT sectors and resource & commodities – primarily in senior management, corporate finance and M&A roles across Greater China and Asia Pacific region. He was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Galaxy Resources in June of 2013 and was respon...
Anthony Tse has over 20 years of corporate private and public company experience in numerous high-growth industries including the TMT sectors and resource & commodities – primarily in senior management, corporate finance and M&A roles across Greater China and Asia Pacific region. He was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Galaxy Resources in June of 2013 and was responsible for leading the corporate turnaround, which has across three years, involved over A$500M of debt restructuring, refinancing and divestments. This was followed with the restart of production at its Mt Cattlin Lithium Project in Australia, and the Company is also now pushing ahead on its initiatives to advance development of it’s flagship Sal de Vida Lithium Brine Project in Argentina, as well as its James Bay Lithium Pegmatite Project in Canada – all of which have well positioned Galaxy to become the leading pure play lithium company globally.
Jayden Goh
Chief Executive Officer, Anhua Taisen Recycling Technology
Jayden Goh is the chief executive officer of Anhua Taisen Recycling Technology; a global battery recycling and material company. Jayden has been leading recycling business operations in the company since 2016. As well as factory operations in Hunan, where his primary focus is on the battery business.
Jayden Goh is the chief executive officer of Anhua Taisen Recycling Technology; a global battery recycling and material company. Jayden has been leading recycling business operations in the company since 2016. As well as factory operations in Hunan, where his primary focus is on the battery business.
Clive Whittington
Managing Director, C.M. Whittington & Associates
Clive Whittington is Managing Director of C. M. Whittington and Associates Ltd, with offices in Hong Kong and Melbourne. His focus is on sales of primary nickel metal and salts in Asia, and with Hong Kong partners is involved in LME hedging, physical logistics and technical sales support. Clive undertakes original R&D on the better use of nickel in end-use applications and...
Clive Whittington is Managing Director of C. M. Whittington and Associates Ltd, with offices in Hong Kong and Melbourne. His focus is on sales of primary nickel metal and salts in Asia, and with Hong Kong partners is involved in LME hedging, physical logistics and technical sales support. Clive undertakes original R&D on the better use of nickel in end-use applications and provides services to the global Nickel Institute plus users of nickel in industry and those planning to supply nickel sulphate to the battery industry. Prior to his own companies, he worked with Alcoa on aluminium and before that with Inco (now Vale) on nickel marketing. Clive is a graduate in metallurgy from Melbourne and a Chartered Professional Engineer.
Andrea Valentini
Principal, Consulting Services, Argus
Andrea manages Argus’s metals consulting services in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He has travelled extensively on consultancy and research work and is a graduate in Economics from the University of Padua in Italy and holds an MBA from McGill University, Canada. He led consulting work on a number of projects, including feasibility studies for copper and aluminium-relat...
Andrea manages Argus’s metals consulting services in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He has travelled extensively on consultancy and research work and is a graduate in Economics from the University of Padua in Italy and holds an MBA from McGill University, Canada. He led consulting work on a number of projects, including feasibility studies for copper and aluminium-related projects, and participated in studies on the impact of electrification on metals demand (both in power infrastructure and in the automotive industry).
Mark Seddon
Senior Manager, Argus
Mark Seddon is Senior Manager (Metals), Consulting Services, based in London. He is responsible for Argus’ rare earths and tungsten monthly outlooks and for developing metals consulting services. With over 25 years’ experience in the commodities industry as a trader, researcher, consultant and company executive, Mark has a wealth of experience in the metals sector. After ...
Mark Seddon is Senior Manager (Metals), Consulting Services, based in London. He is responsible for Argus’ rare earths and tungsten monthly outlooks and for developing metals consulting services. With over 25 years’ experience in the commodities industry as a trader, researcher, consultant and company executive, Mark has a wealth of experience in the metals sector. After gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in European Business Administration, as well as a Diplôme d’Études Supérieures Européennes de Management, Mark spent three years as a sugar trader with Louis Dreyfus, a leading global soft commodities company. The next 20 years were spent at Roskill Information Services, a leader in international metals and minerals research. In January 2001, Mark was appointed a director at Roskill and in December 2010 became the Managing Director of the company. Prior to joining Argus, he ran his own metals consulting company, Tungsten Market Research.
Maxwell Shumba
Corporate EHS & Product Stewardship Director, Borchers and Board director-Cobalt, Institute.
Maxwell Shumba is responsible for setting up regulatory chemical compliance systems and governance processes to ensure product compliance. He also oversees a global compliance technical team that ensures product market sustainability, product compliance and safety. He oversees the regulatory governance process for products requiring governmental approval, including filing ...
Maxwell Shumba is responsible for setting up regulatory chemical compliance systems and governance processes to ensure product compliance. He also oversees a global compliance technical team that ensures product market sustainability, product compliance and safety. He oversees the regulatory governance process for products requiring governmental approval, including filing necessary applications and handling all government interactions.
Tae Yoon Kim
Senior Energy Analyst, The International Energy Agency
Tae-Yoon Kim is a senior energy analyst at the International Energy Agency (IEA) based in Paris. Working in the Energy Supply and Investment Outlook Division, he contributes to the IEA's annual flagship publication, the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The WEO is recognised as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for long-term strategic analysis of global energy trends...
Tae-Yoon Kim is a senior energy analyst at the International Energy Agency (IEA) based in Paris. Working in the Energy Supply and Investment Outlook Division, he contributes to the IEA's annual flagship publication, the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The WEO is recognised as one of the world’s most authoritative sources for long-term strategic analysis of global energy trends. Prior to joining the IEA, he dealt with a wide range of issues around infrastructure finance in developing economies at the World Bank. He also assumed a senior manager role at Accenture's energy practice, specializing in corporate strategy, new business development and M&A. Tae-Yoon holds a Master's degree from Columbia University with a concentration in Global Energy Management and Policy.
Ohmin Zhao
China Editor, Non-Ferrous Metals, Argus
Ohmin Zhao is China Editor of Nonferrous Metals for Argus based in Beijing. He started his career as a journalist for base metals at Metal-Pages in 2003, and then started to lead Metal-Pages’ China editorial team and the Beijing office since 2008. Ohmin joined Argus in 2014 when Metal-Pages was acquired by Argus.
Ohmin Zhao is China Editor of Nonferrous Metals for Argus based in Beijing. He started his career as a journalist for base metals at Metal-Pages in 2003, and then started to lead Metal-Pages’ China editorial team and the Beijing office since 2008. Ohmin joined Argus in 2014 when Metal-Pages was acquired by Argus.
Dane Alexander
Associate Director, Macquarie
Raymond Oei
CEO, STERN
James Nicholson
Head of Corporate Responsibility, Trafigura Group
Paul Mabolia Yenga
Advisor, Ministry of Mines DRC
Igor Lankin
Nickel Supply Analyst, Norilsk Nickel
Ian Pringle
Technical Director, Battery Minerals Resources
Yu Tack Kim
Research and Development Planning Team Leader, Korea battery Industry Association