Sosthène Ung, PhD

Future Economy Analyst

Sosthène is a Future Economy Analyst specializing in Critical Minerals and Metal Processing. Holding an MSc in organic chemistry and a degree in chemical engineering from Montpellier, France he also graduated from McGill University in 2022 with a PhD in green chemistry. His research focused on designing more sustainable reactions for the phosphorus industry. He also worked as a scientist intern in both academia and the industry in Taipei and Shanghai before taking a gap year at Fudan University to study Mandarin.

Passionate about education and sharing knowledge with different audiences, Sosthène has served as coordinator and scientific communicator for Pint of Science Canada and as a communications specialist for the Transition Accelerator.