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Strategy, planning and Board support

Value chain consulting

Trusted advisor to Board members and senior management

The SFA (Oxford) team is globally recognised for its knowledge and understanding of today and tomorrow's PGM industry across the entire value chain from rock-face to end-use, and is well placed to identify industry opportunities and threats in order to generate ideas to augment our clients' business strategy and planning efforts.

Delivering effective market messaging to aid strategic thinking

We have spent many years building the most sophisticated, tried-and-tested models to predict developments in all facets of the PGM market out to 2040 and beyond. Using our information and data platform, our diverse team of PGM experts can generate scenarios to identify investment possibilities in the PGM industry uniquely matched to our clients' business objectives.

Our reputation is built on the team's ability to meet client-specific requirements with the utmost respect and confidentiality. Examples of SFA’s tailored strategic consulting assignments include:

  • An evaluation of market threats and opportunities for end-use technologies to discover new value-adding possibilities.

  • The augmentation of investment planning initiatives for a major financial institution by supplying real-time market impact analysis, information on end-use developments, mine and project evaluation, and metal price forecasting.

  • An evaluation of optimal timing for new shaft development and a peer-group benchmarking assessment for a mine feasibility study.

  • Completing several strategic business planning workshops for significant producers and diversified conglomerates to identify investment opportunities within the PGM supply chain.

  • Independent identification of the investment opportunity of a junior PGM company and its assets for stock exchange listing purposes.

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Henk de Hoop

Chief Executive Officer

Beresford Clarke

Managing Director: Technical & Research

Jamie Underwood

Principal Consultant

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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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