Sarah Maryssael

Chief Strategy Officer

Livent is ideally positioned to meet the growing customer demands and responsible production requirements for the lithium chemicals that are powering the transition to electrification and a more sustainable future.”


Sarah Maryssael is Livent’s Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for leading enterprise efforts to grow and scale the business globally as well as Livent’s strategy and commercial operations in North America.

Before joining Livent, Sarah led strategic sourcing of lithium and other battery metals for Tesla’s global battery supply chain across its Nevada, Shanghai, Berlin and Texas Gigafactories. She also provided leadership for scaling Tesla’s future cathode roadmap and was actively involved in multiple responsible sourcing initiatives. Prior to Tesla, Sarah was a business consultant at Boston Consulting Group, and she worked in various engineering, operations and process technology roles at Vale and ExxonMobil.

Sarah has an MBA from INSEAD and two degrees from the University of Melbourne—a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.