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Kimberly Berman

Energy Transition Technology and Metals Specialist
BSc, BA, MA

Kimberly works in these teams
  • Battery Metals and Materials
  • The Energy Transition
  • Battery Metals Market Reports
  • The Powertrains Team
  • Lithium-ion Battery Recycling
  • Rare Earths and Minor Metals
  • The Palladium Standard
  • Value Chain Analytics
  • Market Panelist Expert
  • Conference Presentations
  • Client Relations
Expertise and career highlights

Kimberly leads SFA (Oxford)'s battery metals presence across North America. She is an internationally recognised specialist on lithium-ion and next-gen battery technologies, alternative fuels, electric vehicles, stationary power storage, renewable energy generation, and the deglobalisation of battery supply chains. She has presented at leading industry conferences and has researched, written/co-written and published numerous major papers and reports. Kimberly also has a short-term contract with the World Bank Group to develop battery value chains in the DRC. 

Kimberly has previously worked as a special projects analyst developing proprietary knowledge around battery chemistry and the power storage market. This industry has significant demands from the extractive industries for speciality inputs to meet the growing demand for lithium-ion batteries. In addition to the implications for the metals and mining sector, she leveraged this analysis for the auto parts, auto manufacturers, chemicals and oil and gas sectors.

Kimberly is a seasoned research professional and a former sell-side biotech and healthcare analyst. She has an MA in International Economics and Finance, a BSc in Applied Chemistry and Biology, and a BA in Political Economics focusing on sustainability.

Kimberly works in these teams
  • Battery Metals and Materials
  • The Energy Transition
  • Battery Metals Market Reports
  • The Powertrains Team
  • Lithium-ion Battery Recycling
  • Rare Earths and Minor Metals
  • The Palladium Standard
  • Value Chain Analytics
  • Market Panelist Expert
  • Conference Presentations
  • Client Relations

News and insights from Kimberly

Can Canada become an EV powerhouse?

18 February 2024 | Kimberly Berman

With an abundance of critical raw materials, a robust automotive industry, and strong government support, there is an urgent need for Canada to develop its own midstream supply chain to support the EV industry.

SFA's Cobalt Market Outlook Presentation at 121 Mining Investment

20 November 2023 | Kimberly Berman

Kimberly delves into the global significance of cobalt, emphasising its unique properties and the challenges associated with its extraction, particularly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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