They are talented professionals and the best human resource in the manganese industry. Our purpose is to make a difference and help members better understand the conditions that our sector faces today.
Aloys d’Harambure joined the IMnI in December 2014. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a Master’s of Science in Administration from l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Montreal’s prestigious business school. Prior to joining the IMnI, he was the Business Analyst at the International Chromium Development Association.
Dr. Agnieszka Leopold holds a Master of Science in Engineering in Chemical Technology from the Poznan University of Technology in Poznan, Poland and a PhD in Chemical Process Engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. She has an extensive knowledge of the world of chemistry gained having worked in the following fields: research and development in chemical engineering, chemical products safety and regulatory affairs compliance, intellectual property (patents, trademarks, confidential agreements) in chemistry.
Valerie Brelière joined the IMnI in March 2006. As Business Administrator, she handles the logistics for the Annual Conference, other events and meetings, along with the office management.
Prior to coming to the Institute, she spent 15 years with Sebia, a French manufacturer of innovative laboratory instruments and reagents, as the Executive Assistant to the President, the Subsidiary Manager and the Export Manager.
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from l’Université de Bordeaux and a Diploma in Public Relations, Communication and International Trade.
Miao Yu started at the International Manganese Institute in 2021 as Market Research Analyst, and is in charge of collecting information on the Manganese, steel and battery markets, in China and in the rest of the world.
Eva Yang joined the IMnI in August 2018 as China representative. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Anhui University of Technology. Prior to joining IMnI, she has worked for Eramet Comilog and OM Holdings over the last years, and already knows most of the Chinese IMnI Members. Eva's mission is to further improve the market research coverage of the Chinese market, facilitate networking between China and the rest of the world, and organise IMnI events in China.
Mr. Ranjan joined the International Manganese Institute in January 2023