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I am Group CEO of Damstahl and have +30 years of experience in stainless steel and two decades of leadership experience. From an educational point of view, I hold i.e. an MBA in General Management and an MBA in Business Psychology. My core competences are within the fields of strategy including development of people, and market. Through the last years, I have also been part of a large carve out and M&A´s where the latter invited me into a new world of...

Andrew Balev is a Dpl. Materials Engineer,  Head of R&D of CENTRAVIS PRODUCTION UKRAINE PJSC. He has published more than 50 scientific papers including 10 patents. He is a technical expert with 18 years of experience in mechanical and material engineering....

Yuhei Suzuki is a General Manager of NIPPON STEEL EUROPE GmbH. NIPPON STEEL is formed by the merger of Nippon steel and Sumitomo Metals on October 2012. He earned his master’s degree from Kyoto University Graduate School of Energy Science. He started his career as a pipe and tube engineer at Sumitomo Metals. After ten years of material development and process improvement in stainless steel and Ni base alloy seamless tubes and pipes, in 2021, he was transferred to NIPPON STEEL EUROPE GmbH (Dusseldorf,...

Willem Maarten van Haaften holds a PhD in material science from TU Delft, after which he started his career at Tata Steel in IJmuiden, The Netherlands. After ten years of product development and process improvement in high strength hot rolled steels, he joined Shell in 2012. First in upstream technology, later in materials and corrosion technology; two areas in Shell that cannot do without stainless steels. All in all, more than 18 years of experience in application of materials technology....

Thank you very much for the invite me to join the the steering committee for the Stainless Steel World Conference 2022. It is my great pleasure to work with you. I have been pursuing stainless steel research and product development for almost fifteen years since I join Baosteel, and  my interests were focused on the development and application of  ferritic, austenitic and martensitic stainless steels  in ABC, household appliances, houseware and heat exchangers. I hope my experience may be helpful to...

I have worked at Equinor since 2010 and my position is now Senior Engineer Materials Technology. Through my experience at Equinor I have worked with stainless steels in different areas; material selection for subsea and topside projects, M-650 qualification of manufacturers of special materials, induction bending specifications and follow-ups to construction and welding activities on sites both onshore and offshore....

Dr. Reza Javaherdashti is a metallurgical engineer and materials scientist with expertise on corrosion and microbial corrosion. He has been involved in 400+ Root Cause Analysis/FMEA projects. He has more several internationally referenced publications...

P. van Gansewinkel is since 32 years active in metal processing and fabrication for Defense, Offshore, Subsea, Hydrocarbon, Petrochemical and PowerGen industries. In 1998 he joined the business-to-business marketing and technical sales department of Brück Pipeconnections BV, with focus on Material Marketing in Oil & Gas. Mr. van Gansewinkel holds metallurgical, mechanical and economic qualifications and  has 18+ years successful international experience in sales and fabrication of Open-Die Forging and Seamless Ring Rolling. Since 2017 Peter is leading the Global Power Generation Sector...

After gaining a civil engineering qualification at Bregenz Technical College [HTL Bregenz] in Austria, Mr Heinzle graduated in engineering, with a specialism in civil engineering, from the Technical University of Vienna [Technische Universität Wien] in 1991. He then gained experience in various management positions in the textiles engineering, car supplier and pipework industries. He has taken responsibility for a wide range of departments over the last 20 years: from sales, to research & development, production, logistics and purchasing. As the Managing...