Join us online for an conference to uncover the future of platinum group metals (PGMs) and their applications in the net zero transition. The conference brings together industry leaders, academics and policy-makers to discuss the critical role PGMs have to play in the technologies of the future.

Emma Schofield

Platinum group metal research fellow, Johnson Matthey

Emma Schofield is the Platinum Group Metal Research Fellow at the Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, UK. Having spent over a decade researching improvements to PGM recycling technologies, her focus over the past few years has increasingly been on circular economy of critical metals. She was a Commissioner for the April 2021 UK Policy Commission on Securing Strategic Elements and Critical Materials, and as a member of the Critical Minerals Expert Group supported development of the UK Government’s July 2022 Critical Minerals Strategy.

Sarah Gordon

CEO Satarla

Sarah Gordon completed her undergraduate in Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow and PhD in the chemistry of meteorites at Imperial College London. She went to work for Anglo American, living and working in Canada, Brazil, southern Africa and Europe in roles including: Exploration geology, Sustainability, Safety and Risk & Assurance. It was during this time she became passionate about ensuring that we manage our raw materials in the most responsible way possible. In 2014 Sarah co-founded Satarla, the boutique risk management company that specialises in sustainable, enterprise-wide risk management. Sarah has also been a trustee of The Geological Society of London, Geology for Global Development, an honorary visiting lecturer at Imperial College London & research associate at the University of Johannesburg. Voted as one of the most inspirational women in mining in 2016.