Shahrzad Manoochehri

Program Director

2022 – Present: Program Director at World Resources Forum
2016 – 2022: Project Manager at World Resources Forum
Leading and contributing to several international multistakeholder projects in the areas of circular economy, responsible sourcing and use of raw materials, as well as e-waste management and recycling. Besides, she is responsible for portfolio development and stakeholder analysis for establishing and strengthening partnerships and governmental outreach.

2010 – 2015: Research Associate at the Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zurich
Design, execution, and coordination of experimental and analytical research projects with a focus on the genesis of the chromium ore deposits (Bushveld Complex, South Africa).

Previous to this time, she gained several years of laboratory and teaching experience in field of mineralogy and petrology and has worked as a researcher in mining and exploration projects in Iran.

Ph.D. in Geochemistry and Petrology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, 2014
International Business Management (BA)