Roland Chavasse

Secretary General

International Lithium Association

Roland Chavasse is the Secretary General of the International Lithium Association (ILiA), an organisation he co-founded in 2021 with Anand Sheth. ILiA is the representative, global voice for the entire lithium value chain and today it has over 40 members that supply over 85% of total lithium production.


Roland has a wealth of experience of rare and critical elements, including over a decade trading rhenium, tantalum, cobalt and various exotic chemicals. Since 2016 he has specialised in managing international industry associations, mineral traceability programs and developing B2B events worldwide.

Roland holds a BA in Geography from the University of Oxford and an MBA from the Open University. 



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