Emily Sarah Hersh is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she serves as Managing Partner of DCDB Group. Emily is a well-known lithium and battery industry expert. She hosts The Minerals Manhattan Project podcast and the Weekly Recharge video series. Emily manages projects in South America for companies in the mining, energy, oil and gas industries. Her specialization in lithium includes project due diligence, country risk assessment and emerging battery technologies.
Emily has given keynote speeches on lithium, energy storage, renewable energy in Latin America, and emerging battery technology at events hosted by The Institute of the Americas, Metal Bulletin, Fastmarkets, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, Euromoney, GFC Media, Greenpower Conferences, SolarPlaza, Real Clear Politics, and many others.
She appears on CNN and Al-Jazeera America in relation to Argentina’s economy, and her work is frequently featured in Business Insider, The Bubble, Wolf Street, and InfoBAE. She is regularly quoted in The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Quartz, and Reuters related to lithium and battery materials.
In 2018, Emily was a founder of AMES Argentina, the Association of Women in Energy and Sustainability in Argentina. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma international sorority, and a member of the Electrochemical Society.
Emily has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Tulane University, a MA in International Affairs from American University, and has done graduate coursework in Renewable Energy at the Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires (ITBA).