Emily Sarah Hersh resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she works as Managing Partner of DCDB Group. Emily is a well known expert in the lithium and battery industry. She is the host of The Minerals Manhattan Project podcast and the Weekly Recharge video series. In addition, it manages projects in South America for companies in the mining, energy, oil and gas industries. Her lithium expertise 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 organized 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 has appeared on CNN and Al-Jazeera America regarding the Argentine economy, and her work appears frequently on Business Insider, The Bubble, Wolf Street, and InfoBAE. It is regularly quoted in The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Quartz, and Reuters in relation to lithium materials and batteries.
In 2018, Emily founded AMES Argentina, the Association of Women in Energy and Sustainability in Argentina. She is a member of the international Kappa Kappa Gamma brotherhood and 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).