Associate Research Fellow, Center for Energy & Climate

Research Interests:

  • Energies
  • Minerals and materials
  • Geopolitics of value chains


Raphaël Danino-Perraud is a commissioned officer (with the rank of major) from the Operational Energy Service (SEO) and is posted at the French General Staff. He also works as an independant consultant for the French Ministry of ecology. Finally, he is a part-time lecturer at French engineering school such as Centrale Supélec and École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC).

Raphaël Danino-Perraud is graduated from Sciences-Po Lyon (2012) in International Relations and in business intelligence. From 2016 to 2020, he performed a PhD in resource economics at the University of Orléans (LEO) and the French Geological Survey (BRGM).


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In adapting to growing geopolitical competition over digital technology, the EU and the UK are striving for economic security and technological sovereignty. European policies focus on reducing critical over-dependencies on China. This de-risking is a necessary process of adaptation to the new...


Although it is still marginal, the market for electric vehicles (EVs) is growing. According to the French Institute of Petroleum and Renewable Energies (IFPEN, Institut Français du Pétrole et des Énergies Renouvelables), EVs accounted for a little more than 2% of the light vehicle market in...


In September 2010, China stopped all exports of rare earths and associated products to Japan, depriving Japan’s industry of essential raw materials. This decision highlighted the tensions around the trade of critical materials and China’s monopoly on a group of particular metals. Western...

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