Entwicklungsfonds Seltene Metalle
Alessandra Hool (MSc) is the Managing Director of ESM Foundation, a Swiss Foundation for Rare Metals. ESM supports private sector and political actors in their decision-making on risks in the raw materials supply chain, and participates in projects to train specialists in identifying and limiting risks in the supply of critical raw materials for industrial processes. ESM connects experts at all levels of the value chain and shares this network with all interested parties.
Alessa has been coordinating various national, European and international initiatives on critical raw materials, such as the EIT RawMaterials education projects SusCritMat and SusScritMOOC on the sustainable management of critical raw materials (2017-2022) and the International Round Table on Materials Criticality IRTC (from 2017).