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Sahin Alacacayir

Sahin Alacacayir

Sr Sustainability Scientist, Minviro

Sahin is a Sr Sustainability Scientist at Minviro, a UK-based life cycle assessment company that  works within the raw material and battery industries to quantify and reduce the environmental impact of key materials and products for global decarbonisation. He is responsible for various  academic and industrial research projects in the company, including UK and EU grants, and  commercial collaborations. He works prominently integrating different pillars of raw material  sustainability and recycling impact databases with Minviro’s technology solutions, leads projects  investigating decarbonisation technology applications (photovoltaics, semiconductors, electric  motors) and critical raw material supply chains, and manages a grant project alongside  supporting Minviro’s other services and offerings. He completed his MSc in Mining Environmental Management at the University of Exeter, Camborne School of Mines, where he studied ecotoxicity and climate change impacts of acid mine drainage from legacy mine wastes in Cornwall, UK and has significant experience working with mineral processing and refining stages of gold extraction prior to commencing his role with Minviro