Senior Scientist, GTK
Friedrichs holds a Dr. rer. nat. (Doctor of Natural Science) in Economic Geology from the Institute of Mineralogy and Economic Geology at the RWTH Aachen University. In the last ten years, Mr. Friedrichs focused on Critical Raw Materials (CRM) and specialized in Mineral Assessment of CRM and their related fields. At GTK, Mr. Friedrichs works as a Senior Scientist for the Mineral Intelligence group of the Mineral Solutions unit, where he specializes in commodities and value chains for battery technologies. Mr. Friedrichs is an expert in the development of foresight scenarios for CRM, particularly in case of production, supply and demand, prices and sustainability.