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Friday 10th May 2024

Recycling: PGM Market Disruptor

This year's event will feature distinguished guest speakers, interactive Q&A sessions, and a stimulating debate on recent developments in the recycling sector and the implications for the PGM market and prices. Held at the renowned Oxford University Museum of Natural History, the Oxford Platinum Lectures are a highly anticipated fixture of the London Platinum Week calendar, drawing from experts across the entire PGM value chain to deliver insightful lectures and passionate discussions.


09h00-10h00 − Registration and reception

Coffee and light brunch available

10h00-10h10 − Welcome

Henk de Hoop, Chief Executive Officer, SFA (Oxford)


10h10-10h35 − The Platinum Standard 2024

Beresford Clarke, Managing Director: Technical & Research, SFA (Oxford)


10h35-11h15 − The market impact of autocatalyst recycling

Toby Green, Business Development Manager, BASF


11h15-11h45 - Break

11h45-12h25 − PGM recycling: Sibanye-Stillwater's perspective

Grant Stuart, Head of Global Recycling, Sibanye Stillwater


12h25-13h25 − Buffet Lunch

13h25-14h05 − Price risk management in PGM recycling

Dr Jonathan Butler, Business Development Manager, Mitsubishi Corporation


14h05-15h00 − China’s PGM recycling outlook

James Bian, Executive Chairman, CPMIC


15h00-15h30 − Afternoon tea/Coffee

15h30-16h15 − Panel: China’s PGM market dynamics

The Chinese PGM market: views from 3 major Chinese PGM industry participants


16h15-16h55 − Sustainable PGM recovery from fuel cells and electrolysers: Opportunities and challenges

Anna Marchisio, Business Development Manager, Hensel Recycling


16h55-17h00 − Closing remarks

Henk de Hoop, Chief Executive Officer, SFA (Oxford)

17h00-19h00 − Drinks Reception

Canapés in the Main Gallery of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

SFA (Oxford) is committed to the responsible provision and consumption of alcohol at platinum industry functions. The commitment is made concerning the safety of the attendees at the functions and also the general public and consideration of those who choose not to consume alcohol or who are affected in any way by the misuse of alcohol.

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