DR. YATENDRA SHARMA
CONSULTANT / ADVISOR
Dr Yatendra Sharma holds Bachelor and Master’s degree in metallurgy from AMU Aligarh and a PhD degree from Technical University of Graz, Austria in chemical process and electrometallurgy. He worked with Prof Karl Kordesch, Ex-President, Battery Division Union Carbide Corporation and Inventor of Alkaline Batteries, ex-Chairman Fuel Cell Division, European Space Agency and Distinguished Professor at TU Graz, Austria, for several years.
Yatendra is currently Consultant/ Advisor to several Lithium processing industries in Australia and the USA.
He commenced his career in 1974 and has more than 46 years of experience at top management levels in production, R&D and project managements of various multinational chemical and mineral projects. He held general management (GM) position with Mesa Minerals Limited (2002-2009) where he was responsible for successful implementation of projects such as production of electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) and manganese sulphate etc. from pyrolusite ore, project management (PM) position with Galaxy Resources Limited (2009-2012) where he was actively involved in successfully managing projects such as lithium carbonate from spodumene and brine, and lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles and Neometals Limited for their Li processing plants. Yatendra has 16 Patents to his credit and 8 publications in reputed Journals on Li processing and Li-ion batteries.