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Critical Energy Metals Mission Leader

CSIRO, Australia

Dr. Jerad A Ford has spent two decades creating innovation-driven strategies and leading new science and technology ventures with two of the world’s leading research institutions, Battelle and CSIRO. His work spans multiple sectors including defence, renewable energy, oil and gas and mining. Jerad is currently leading CSIRO’s Critical Energy Metals mission – an emerging consortium of industry partners, research organisations, and Governments that will develop new technologies that unlock more economic value from the minerals underpinning the global energy transition.