Dr Karen Hanghøj adds even more expertise to conference Advisory Board

Dr Karen Hanghøj adds even more expertise to conference Advisory Board

April 11, 2019
Marcia González

E-Waste World Conference & Expo Advisory Board members are helping to steer the conference content with expert insight into the cutting-edge topics, research, technology and speakers

E-Waste World Conference & Expo is especially proud that Dr Karen Hanghøj, CEO and managing director of EIT RawMaterials, has agreed to become a member of the Advisory Board. EIT RawMaterials is a Knowledge and Innovation Community supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, a body of the European Union, and Karen brings with her to the four-person team an unprecedented level of expertise in fields such as rare earths, raw materials and urban mining.

She holds a PhD in Geology from University of Copenhagen and has worked extensively with research on geological processes in the lower crust and mantle and their associated mineral deposits. Prior to joining EIT RawMaterials, Karen was head of the Department of Petrology and Economic Geology at the Geological Survey for Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) and involved in several EU-funded mineral raw materials projects and networks.

Karen is currently a member of the High-level Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials, a stakeholder group advising the European Commission. She is also a member of advisory Boards for a range of Horizon 2020 projects such as MinFuture and ERAMIN2 as well as being a member of the UNFC Mineral Working Group and of advisory Board CAMM (Center for Advanced Mining and Metallurgy) of Luleå Technical University in Sweden.

Additions to the Advisory Board will be announced in the coming days.

E-Waste World Conference & Expo will take place from Thursday 14 November to Friday 15 November at the Kap Europa, Frankfurt Messe, Germany. To register for this highly focused, solutions-driven event, please click here. For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please email peter@trans-globalevents.com

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