Panthea GeramishoarChief Executive Officer, SBDT Guinea, HBR Member of Advisory Council
Panthea Geramishoar is the CEO of SBDT, Societe des bauxite de Dabola-Tougue, Guinea, West Africa. Panthea is a metallurgical engineer while holding a MBA as well as a DBA. She has been involved in analyzing the aluminium market throughout her 19-year working experience and aluminium is the passion of her life. A predominance over the global trajectory of aluminium industry and of its supply chain with a focus on bauxite and alumina, together with her technical know-how of the production processes, have given her the right set of skills for the corporations she has been affiliated with in different positions. Her main role in her previous companies has been to use her technical and market knowledge to find the appropriate investment opportunities for the enterprise, develop and defend the idea in front of the board and guiding the project all through the construction and even operational phases. She has been a key team player in four aluminium green-field smelter projects, one alumina refinery project, one FRP project and supervising an operational alumina refinery. Panthea has been regarded as a thought leader in aluminium industry for the companies she worked with whose opinion is sought-after by the top management for the comprehensive reports and outlooks. She is equipped with project management and feasibility reports preparation skills, is fluent in Persian, English and French, enjoys very much constructive negotiations as well as broadening her professional contacts in order to add to the synergy of the industry. She is also a Wushu coach and a referee.