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Battery metals and materials

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SFA (Oxford) has a deep understanding of the impact of battery technologies on lithium, nickel and cobalt, with proven industry experience and strong links from mine sites to end-users. At the core of SFA's business is bespoke consulting. We provide detailed, tailored assessments of strategic investment opportunities using our extensive industry knowledge to evaluate the impact of the challenges affecting the industry. Our expertise and granular analysis for Battery Metals and Materials augment our research in platinum group metals and assist SFA's clients navigating the hydrogen economy transition to provide a balanced long-term commodities outlook across these unique supply chain networks. With over a decade of tracking these markets, discover how we can help you with our Battery Metals and Materials value chain consulting and market report insights.

Enhancing client strategies with strategic insights

The battery team works confidentially, often augmenting company strategy and undertaking due diligence. Whether you are an OEM wanting to assess the impact of evolving automotive technologies on the market and metal prices, or an industry stakeholder evaluating battery metal mines and projects, or downstream product placement and supply chain opportunities, and minimise your social and environmental footprint, SFA has the expertise to offer confident and independent direction for your strategic decision-making.  

SFA has taken a deep-dive approach in assessing lithium (brines, clay and hard rock), nickel (sulphide and laterite) and cobalt deposits. Our relationships with downstream market participants help upstream players to tailor product portfolios to meet end-user requirements. Our holistic understanding of battery technologies and the subsequent impact on lithium, nickel and cobalt markets has created new demand for us to evaluate other strategic battery metals for clients, such as graphite, manganese, vanadium, copper and rare earth elements. Global awareness of sustainable battery metals and materials supply is critical to ensure the products adhere to the strictest standards in the electric vehicle supply chain. With a broad mix of experience, the SFA team is on hand to support your market development.

Battery Metal Consulting

Lithium, Nickel and Cobalt

Battery Metal Reports

Lithium, Nickel and Cobalt

The Battery Metals Lectures

Thursday, 9 May 2024

New York 05:00 (EDT), London 10:00 (BST), Frankfurt 11:00 (CEST), Johannesburg 11:00 (SAST), Moscow 12:00 (MSK), Tokyo 18:00 (JST)

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Specialist advisers along the battery metals value chain

SFA (Oxford) is a world-renowned authority on lithium, nickel and cobalt markets.

Battery Metals and Materials case studies

Explore some of our past projects across the Battery Metals and Materials value chain.

Experts in critical battery metals and materials

View our latest supply and demand market balances, and discover more about these unique markets.

Sustainability and ESG

Analysing the environmental performance of companies has become very important to lenders and investors in recent years, and with our expertise in commodities, we can augment your green investment coverage.

Meet the Battery Metals and Materials team

Trusted advice from a dedicated team of experts.

Henk de Hoop

Chief Executive Officer

Beresford Clarke

Managing Director: Technical & Research

Jamie Underwood

Principal Consultant

Kimberly Berman

Energy Transition Technology and Metals Specialist

Daniel Croft

Commodity Analyst

Thomas Chandler

Principal Lithium Supply Analyst

Lakshya Gupta

Senior Market Analyst: Battery Materials and Technologies

Rj Coetzee

Senior Market Analyst: Battery Materials and Technologies

Adele Rouleau

ESG and Critical Minerals Lead

Dr Fahad Aljahdali

General Manager, KSA

David Mobbs

Head of Marketing

Joel Lacey

Sales and Marketing Specialist

Linxiao Zhu

Senior Energy Transition Consultant

How can we help you?

SFA (Oxford) provides bespoke, independent intelligence on the strategic metal markets, specifically tailored to your needs. To find out more about what we can offer you, please contact us.

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