The Secretariat is based in Lisbon, Portugal and comprises a staff of five:

Secretary-GeneralMr. Paul White
Director of Market Research and StatisticsMr. Ricardo Ferreira
Director of Economics and EnvironmentMr. Meng Jianbin
Manager of Statistical AnalysisMr. Francisco Pinto
Administrative Officer / SecretaryMs. Inês Lopes


The Secretariat is responsible for collecting, compiling and publishing statistics and other information on nickel, undertaking economic and statistical analysis, organizing meetings and their necessary documentation, maintaining regular contacts with member countries and their nickel industries, and promoting additional membership, according to the work programme approved by the General Session.

Secretariat’s address

International Nickel Study Group
Rua Almirante Barroso,
38 – 5th, 1000-013
Lisbon, Portugal map

Phone: (+351) 21 356 70 30
Fax: (+351) 21 359 24 29
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