Gwendolyn Bailey received her MSc degree in environmental management and sustainability from Universite Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France in 2015. Since then, she has been working in KU Leuven’s Department of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy as a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow focusing on life cycle assessment, life cycle costing and other sustainability assessments. She is involved in the project DEMETER which is a Horizon 2020 project on recycling of rare earth permanent magnet motors (public PhD defense: November 2019). Gwendolyn was closely involved in the coordination and life cycle research management of the EIT Raw Materials funded project called GloREIA (Towards a Global Rare Earth Industry Association).