Pensana plc (LON:PRE) has announced the appointment of Alison Saxby as Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 17 August 2022.
Alison is an industry leading expert with over 35 years of experience in industrial minerals and metals. Her expertise includes pricing, deep market knowledge, research, and communications, gained through consultancy projects, minerals trading and commercial reports.
She was previously a Managing Director at metals consultancy Roskill, where she led the strategic direction of the company’s research and products through a period of growth, with a focus on critical minerals. Prior to that she held roles at Fastmarkets and as an independent consultant.
Alison was recently a member of the UK government’s Critical Materials Global Expert Mission to both Canada and the USA for Innovate UK-KTN, and is working with Edumine to provide educational courses on critical materials. She is the author of numerous publications on critical and other minerals and originally trained as a mineral engineer.
Pensana Chairman, Paul Atherley, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Alison to Pensana. As one of the leading industry experts on critical minerals her insight will be invaluable for the Board, while her strategic vision will play an important role in supporting Pensana’s growth.
Building on the recent Saltend ground breaking and Automotive Transformation Fund announcement, Pensana continues to move towards funding and development of the world’s first independent and sustainable rare earth supply chain to support the energy transition.”