Karin is an advisor and a Non-Executive Director for the TiO2 and the battery mineral industries. She is specialized in market intelligence, the supply and demand value chain, and brings a wide range of experiences from the mining, metallurgical and chemical industry.
She started her career at Sandvik Steel in Sweden before moving to the United States to pursue her doctoral degree. She then worked in research for Rio Tinto Alcan in Canada before moving to France where she joined Air Liquide. In 1999, Karin joined the French mining and metallurgical company Eramet in Paris, France, where she held various positions in technical development before joining TiO2 feedstock producer TiZir as a London-based market analyst. Since 2019 she exercises as an independent NED on the board of Finnish lithium producer Keliber. Karin is a member of the advisory board for the TiO2 Summit since 2018.
Karin received her MS degree in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm in 1988, Sweden, and her PhD from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, USA in 1992.