Payal Sampat

Payal Sampat is Earthworks’ Mining Program Director, leading efforts to reform mining practices through corporate and markets campaigns, policy reforms, and solidarity with frontline communities. She is the author of several publications on mining, water and a sustainable materials economy. Payal represents Earthworks on the multi-sector Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance, on the Steering Group of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, and previously served as an Advisory Group member to the Global Tailings Review.