May 18, 2024

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Strategic Metals for Energy Transition – 2024 second half Outlook

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The USA’s IRA, Canada’s CMA and other initiatives impact traditional industrial metals as well as Battery Metals and Rare Earth Elements. The supply chain and consumers are changing as demand for these materials increases globally. Factors, including sanctions on Russia’s War on Ukraine, are combining to challenge companies and government’s needs to ensure they can respond to existing and new market demands.
Join Bloomberg’s Commodity Specialists and industry expert from London Metal Exchange for a panel discussion on the strategic metals for energy transition – 2024 second half outlook


Todd Sibilla

Commodity Applications Specialist


Todd Sibilla is a Commodity Applications Specialist for Bloomberg LP in New York. In this capacity he lectures at multiple industry events including BLOOMBERG Base, Precious and Battery Metals Webinar series through 2022, Client conferences in Toronto, Montreal, Miami, Mexico City and Monterrey, MX. He has been a featured speaker in the past at the BMO Metals and Mining Conference, CPM Gold Yearbook release, Society Of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration NYC conferences, Peru Universidad Esan, Universidad Peruana (UPC) and regional domestic USA Universities. Additional noteworthy events include the United Nations Renewable Energy Conference, the AFP Canada Annual Conference, CFA events, and Bloomberg Symposiums. He has expertise in all aspects of global financial markets and is a risk and hedging model specialist. Todd has a patent with Bloomberg for electronic trading technology.

Robin Martin

Head of Market Development

London Metal Exchange

Head of Market Development, joined the LME in March 2018 and leads the company’s business development activities covering corporate strategy, product development, member and client relationship management. He is a member of the LME and LME Clear Executive Committees. Before joining the company, Robin worked at the World Gold Council for five years leading the organisation’s market infrastructure initiatives to develop the transparency and efficiency of the global gold market. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years at Accenture as a senior management consultant focusing on business strategy and operating model development projects for capital markets clients. Robin holds a master’s degree in International Securities, Investment & Banking from ICMA Centre and a first class degree in Management Science & IT from Alliance Manchester Business School.

Kwasi Ampofo

Head of Metals Research


Kwasi Ampofo is the Head of Metals and Mining at BloombergNEF based in London. His team’s research covers industrial metals, rare-earth metals, battery metals and the pathways for miners to reach net-zero. Prior to BloombergNEF, he was a mining engineer at Anglo American and a management consultant at Nous Group in Australia. He completed his PhD in Mineral Economics at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Grant Sporre

Senior Research Analyst – Metals & Mining

Bloomberg Intelligence

Grant Sporre joined Bloomberg in 2020 and is head of the EMEA Bloomberg Intelligence Research team covering the metals and mining sector. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Grant has spent over 15 years on the sell-side covering both commodities and mining equities.

Euan Burr

Commodities Market Specialist


Euan Burr is a Commodities Market Specialist at Bloomberg LP, covering the EMEA region. He works extensively with commodity merchants, corporations, national oil companies and integrated energy groups to drive strategies that grow their businesses through the use of technology. He previously held front line oil trading roles at BP for 16 years, working in both London and Singapore, as well as at Oak Capital and ICAP. He has recently joined Bloomberg to enhance the commodity offering.


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