Terrance Barkan

Terrance Barkan


Executive Director
The Graphene Council
New Bern, NC 28560, USA

Mr. Barkan founded The Graphene Council in 2013 as an open platform that connects scientists, academics, students, producers, end-users, commercial professionals and regulatory officials that have an interest in the research, development and application of graphene.

The mission of The Graphene Council is to be a catalyst in the commercialization of graphene by meeting the needs of the global graphene community, helping to facilitate the development, and application of this unique material.

For more than 25 years, Terrance Barkan CAE has been building trade and professional associations on a global basis. His international management career has taken him to more than 70 countries on 6 continents around the world developing and implementing association growth strategy projects.

To date, The Graphene Council has attracted more than 25,000 members from around the world making it the largest community for people with an interest in graphene. The Graphene Council produces a weekly graphene intelligence briefing newsletter, contributes to global standards bodies and administers the Verified Graphene ProducerTM program.

The Graphene Council is also a Founding Affiliate Member of the Graphene Engineering and Innovation Centre at the University of Manchester in the UK, the “home” of graphene.

Under the leadership of Mr. Barkan, The Graphene Council has become the leading global organization promoting the adoption of graphene enhanced advanced materials solutions on an industrial scale.