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Sandeep Kaler

Industrial Demand Analyst
PhD, MRes, MSci

Sandeep works in these teams
  • Platinum Group Metals
  • Battery Metals and Materials
  • Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
  • Industrial PGM demand
  • Ruthenium and Iridium
  • Critical Minerals
  • Value Chain Analytics
Expertise and career highlights

Sandeep is advancing industrial demand research for PGMs and other critical metals to support SFA’s accurate metal price forecasting. She specialises in high-tech and industrial applications where these critical metals are used in industries such as electronics, chemical, glass, automotive, fuel cell and other industrial applications, keeping ahead of new technological breakthroughs and the potential impact this may have on these important markets. Sandeep has a strong background in chemical research activities across multi-disciplinary teams.

Sandeep completed her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Bath focusing on base metal catalysis to produce biodegradable plastics. Prior to her PhD, she has previously worked as a radiochemist in the molecular imaging industry. In 2017, Sandeep graduated with a Master of Science (MSci) degree in Chemistry from Queen Mary University of London, before going on to complete a Master of Research (MRes) degree in Chemistry at Cardiff in 2019.


Recent publications include:
  • Recent Advances in Externally Controlled Ring-opening Polymerisations, Dalton Transactions, 2022, 51, 1241-1256.
  • Aluminium (III) and Zinc (II) complexes of azobenzene-containing ligands for ring-opening polymerisation of e-caprolactone and rac-lactide. Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 8, 711-719.
Sandeep works in these teams
  • Platinum Group Metals
  • Battery Metals and Materials
  • Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
  • Industrial PGM demand
  • Ruthenium and Iridium
  • Critical Minerals
  • Value Chain Analytics

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