Hardy Mohrbacher
Board Advisor to Greenland Resources Inc / Owner NIOBELCON

Dr. Hardy Mohrbacher has over 30 years of professional experience in the European mining and metallurgical industries, working for companies like Sidmar and OCAS NV in Belgium and ThyssenKrupp and Fraunhofer IZFP in Germany. He is a Senior Board Advisor of Greenland Resources Inc. and founder of the metallurgical consulting company NiobelCon BV based near Antwerp, Belgium, which provides services to numerous steel and molybdenum stakeholders, including the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA). For more than 20 years, Hardy has been an associate professor at the Belgian university KU Leuven, where he teaches physical metallurgy. He published more than 120 papers in scientific journals, edited six books on niobium and molybdenum metallurgy, and organized 10 international conferences on alloy development and applications. In 2021, Hardy and his team received the Gilbert R. Speich Award from the Association of Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) for work on the development of niobium and molybdenum alloying in ultra-high-strength steels. Hardy graduated with a German Diploma in materials science and a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He received his engineering PhD from KU Leuven with the highest distinction.

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