Dr. Sarah Gordon has a BSc (hons) in Earth Sciences from the University of Glasgow, UK, and a PhD from Imperial College London, UK. She also has numerous qualifications in risk management and health and safety. Having been lucky enough to have worked in a number of roles within the mining sector, from exploration geologist, through to Head of Assurance for Africa (Safety & Sustainable Development), she founded the risk management company, Satarla, in 2014. Satarla allows risk management tools to be shared and tested across sectors, building a portfolio of best practice and expertise.
Dr. Gordon is an honorary visiting lecturer at Imperial College London (the Royal School of Mines), a Trustee of the Geological Society London, and an accredited trainer with the Institute of Risk Management. Sarah was also voted as being one of the 100 most inspirational women in mining in 2016.