Discuss the latest innovations and the future of green steel within interactive sessions and panels.
Global & European C-Level executives and decision-makers from the European green steel technology sector and other sectors like energy, finance, automobiles and utilities who are supporting the steel decarbonization mission and representatives from steel industry & other industries responsible for DRI strategy, plant head and producer, green steel procurements heads from mass steel consumers like automotive industry, datacenter’s and OEMs, CCUS strategy and implementations heads, hydrogen specialist in industries, scrap market leaders and traders, specialized testing lab heads and specialized mineral , monitoring equipment device producers and policymakers.
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Abhishek Shivakumar joined TransitionZero in November 2021 as the Head of Systems Modelling. Prior to this he worked as a senior energy systems modeller within the UK’s Climate Compatible Growth Programme, splitting his time between Imperial College London, Loughborough University, and University College London. He has worked as a consultant with the United Nations, at UNDP and UNDESA, to provide technical support on integrated resource modelling for developing country governments. He has a PhD in Energy Systems Analysis from KTH, Sweden and a bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, India.
Born: Toronto Canada Education : Chemical Engineering University of Toronto Associations. Profession Engineers of Ontario Work Experience : Stelco Steel Canada Hilton works/ Lake Erie Works- Integrated works, Severstal USA – now SDI Columbus – new mini-Mill, Big River Steel -USA- now US Steel – new mini-Mill, H2Green Steel -Sweden – mini-Mill, Experience in Operations, Product Development, Engineering Construction and Commissioning.
Dr. Alexander Fleischanderl joined Primetals Technologies Austria in 1997 (before SiemensVAI 2005-2014 and VAI 1997-2004). His current position is Head of Green Steel and CTO Upstream at Primetals Technologies. He is a recognized expert in the field of sustainable iron and steel production and related topics. Before assuming his current post, Alexander held various positions within the company in technical sales, project management, and R&D for the environmental, ironmaking, steelmaking and long rolling business.
He holds more than 100 single patents and was honored as Siemens Inventor of the year 2013 and received the Best Innovation Award form MHI in 2019. Alexander started his career at Austrian Energy and Environment in Vienna as process engineer in the field of emission control and water treatment for waste incineration plants. He completed his Ph.D. in process engineering in 1997 in the field of advanced gas cleaning for municipal waste incineration plants at the Technical University in Graz, Austria. In 1994 he obtained his master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Business Administration at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.
Dr Max Menzel is Head of Sustainability & Technical Customer Service in Business Line Stainless Europe at Outokumpu – the global leader in sustainable stainless steel. One key element of his team is to integrate sustainability and Outokumpu’s Green Steel – Circle Green – into the customer interface and drive the decarbonization of the industry. He holds a doctorate degree in Materials Engineering from RWTH Aachen University and has a strong passions for steel. He started his professional career in the product development of new steel grades, following he was accountable for Outokumpu’s Product Management whereas this is still part of his current role.
Fiona Skinner coordinates the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative (CEM-IDDI) at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The IDDI is a coalition of 9 governments (and counting) working to decarbonise heavy industries, starting with steel, cement and concrete.
Dr Fiona Turner is a Chartered Physicist specialising in instrumentation and new product development. After developing systems for railway surveying, gas sensing, climate modelling and anti-counterfeiting applications, she joined AMETEK Land in 2010. She is now Head of Product Management, responsible for developing AMETEK Land’s portfolio of innovative infrared thermometers and thermal imaging solutions for industrial process control.
Gilberto Cardoso is currently CEO of Tarraco Commodities Solutions and Investment Portfolio Manager at Ohmresearch Investment Insights as contributor. He is former Marketing & Sales Director of iron ore and pellets at ArcelorMittal Mining in London and has more than 20 years of experience in senior management roles in the metals & mining sector. He is a seasoned leader with an impressive combination of business, technical and finance experience as well as a strong passion for people and nurturing talent.
Jamie is a hydrogen expert with experience in 1st-of-a-kind industrial-scale low-carbon business development. He combines deep technical insight with finance, strategy and policy expertise and advises on large-scale industrial hydrogen projects. Jamie is also the inventor of a novel floating offshore wind turbine designed to produce and store hydrogen to achieve supply reliability at low costs. Jamie holds a PhD in industrial chemistry from St Andrews University and an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management. The combination of his commercial, industrial and academic expertise gives him a uniquely broad perspective on the role of hydrogen-based technologies in decarbonisation.
Joost Sandberg is Commercial Director at HyCC. Within HyCC the commercial team is responsible for building our business in green hydrogen and circular carbon. The team is actively pursuing and driving opportunities in green hydrogen and circular chemistry, resulting in a strong international project business development portfolio. Joost has over 16 years of experience in the energy and chemical sectors, in the field of strategy, M&A, business development and renewable energy sourcing. Working for multinationals RWE, AkzoNobel, Nouryon, Nobian and now HyCC.
Present Job Title: Co-Owner and Managing Director, Previous Job Titles: Director for Electric Steelmaking at Horst Wiesinger Consulting, Head of Process group EAF and LF at Siemens VAI and Product Manager EAF at Siemens VAI (former FUCHS Systems) . Professional Achievements: Author of various technical papers, Holder of various patents in Electric Steelmaking , Execution of > 150 technical and consulting studies, Lecturer and trainer at various steelmaking training seminars.
Maximilian has extensive experience in the factory automation and process industry and supports fero’s strategic customers from the steel industry in optimizing their production.
Nikos Pantalos has more than twenty years of experience on leading EU policy development in industrial innovation, green transition, industrial clusters and the Next Generation EU. Nikos currently works to empower energy transition and decarbonisation of energy intensive industries through electrification and clean technologies. Other policy areas include low carbon hydrogen and skills for industry. After his PhD studies on Control Theory in France, Nikos has spent several years working in the private sector in the telecom industry.
Simon Buckingham is the Technical Leader for Sustainable Materials at Volvo Cars HQ in Sweden, responsible for technical strategy and long-term vision. He joined Volvo Cars in 2018 and was previously the Technical Expert for Metallic Materials.
His career began at Jaguar Land Rover in the UK, joining as a graduate and leaving 11 years later as one of the youngest Technical Experts ever appointed. Following several years living in the Okavango Delta, Botswana establishing an elephant conservation charity with his wife, he returned to engineering via Assystem (now Expleo) and was appointed Head of Business Unit and Chief of Producibility, working for Rolls-Royce Aerospace for 4 years in both the UK and Germany. Following that he spent 3 years as Senior Technology Officer at University of Warwick, UK (part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult). He lives in Kungsbacka, Sweden with his wife and two children.
“Tanja Ilic has an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. Tanja has been CEO as well as consultant in management and leadership in various companies, in various industries, both nationally and internationally. Tanja has also been sales manager for Nord Pool ASA and Nordic electricity derivatives on Nasdaq OMX as well as a Board Member of the European Energy Exchange in Germany. Tanja most recently served as CEO of Nanol Technologies, a lubricating oil company with sustainability as a driving force to reduce friction and prevent wear.”
Timo Haimi – Senior sales manager, smelting
Mr. Haimi has a Master’s Degree from the department of process metallurgy of the University of Oulu, Finland and 15+ years of experience in the steel and ferroalloys industry.
Mr. Haimi has in-depth understanding of the overall metallurgical plant design and has been guiding the work of other disciplines in the various studies, proposals and projects implementation. In the past Mr. Haimi has worked in steel plants and as a commissioning manager for various ferroalloys projects. Recently Mr. Haimi has worked as a Smelting Manager in Shanghai office in China and is currently working as a Senior Sales Manager for Smelting.
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