Abey is a Principal at Ducker Carlisle where he leads Ducker’s automotive and materials practice, specializing in transportation, mobility, and electrification related client needs. Abey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Michigan State University. He has over 15 years of experience in the automotive materials space, understanding key drivers and strategic elements of lightweighting, materials substitution, and joining, and expertise in metallic and non-metallic materials. Clients value Abey’s expertise and leadership in pursuing growth strategies (organic and inorganic) to optimize solutions to address dynamic mobility and lightweighting trends and its supply chain. Abey serves as the President of the Society of Automotive Analysts and is on the editorial advisory board for Lightweighting World Magazine. He is also an active member of the Society of Automotive Engineers.