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Markus Kind is the commercial Managing Director of Rolf Kind GmbH. Markus holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA). Before that he completed a Bachelors degree in Commerce in Cologne, Germany in 2002. He entered the family business in 2005 and took over the lead of the company together with his brother Ralf Kind (Technical MD) in 2014. Markus is responsible for international sales and the development of the company in the global marketplace....

Dr. Lena Wegrelius has an MSc in Organic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Technical Chemistry from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. She holds a Technical Licentiate in Engineering Metals from Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg. Dr. Wegrelius also holds a doctorate of Technology in Engineering Metals from Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg. She has worked for Outokumpu since 1996. She is a senior specialist at Avesta Research Centre and a board member of the Swedish Pulp and Paper Technology...

Joelle Greenwood graduated with a master in modern languages in Toulouse (France) and post graduated in Birmingham Aston University UK. Soon after graduation, in the early eighties, she joined Creusot Loire Steel Company (UK) where she engaged in the field of metallurgy for flat and forged products in various chemistries. Over several years, she developed her activities in the energy market with focus on the power generation and oil & gas (with par-ticular emphasis on offshore) applications. From the late 80’s...

Mr. Jan-Willem Rensman holds the position of Welding & Materials Engineer at Fluor BV in the Netherlands. He is a Certified Interna-tional Welding Engineer and has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical & Materials En-gineering from Twente University in Enschede, the Netherlands. His work consists of selec-tion and specification of materials, as well as review of vendor documentation for fabrication, non-destructive examination, and welding. Some special interests are materials se-lection, fabrication, and failure mechanisms of corrosion resistant materials such...

Jan van de Wetering studied Materials Science at Delft University in The Netherlands. Joining AkzoNobel in 1992 (now Nobian), he worked as a corrosion prevention consultant in the materials and corrosion technology group. In his first years, he focused on cooling and boiler water treatment and participated in a Dutch national project of the water treatment and chemical process industry to set up a standardized test for cooling water treatment programs. He has been involved in EC funded research and...

After graduating from Delft University of Technology as a metallurgical engineer in 1986, Mr. Jacko Aerts started working for DSM at the materials & corrosion depart-ment. Mr. Aerts has worked a lot on damage analysis, materials & corrosion research (like stress corrosion cracking of duplex stainless steels), inspections and consultancy work. From 1997 to beginning of 2003 he worked in the maintenance department of DSM’s caprolactam plant in Geleen, Netherlands, as manager Plant Engineering. This plant had a lot of materials &...

Since 2018 Dr. Iris Rommerskirchen is working with EBK as Business Development Director. Additionally, she is managing shareholder of the Rommerskirchen GmbH. Before she was working as Senior Vice President Business Development and Quality at the W. Schulz Group. Between 2002 and December 2014, Dr. Iris Rommerskirchen was Managing Director in different companies and holdings of the Butting Group covering responsibilities for sales, purchasing, quality, product and market development for all kinds of stainless steels, nickel alloys, clad and lined...

Mr. Barinder J S Ghai is the Regional Technical Marketing, EMEA at Alleima based in Birmingham UK. Mr. Ghai holds a degree in Production Engineering and a post-graduate degree in Sales & Marketing. Before joining Alleima, Barinder had varied experience in industry including project execution, maintenance, customer’s service and sales with reputed MNC’s. Mr. Ghai has already presented papers at Duplex Conference, Stainless Steel World, IRPC Abu Dhabi & Milan, Refining India, Petrotech Bahrain etc. and supported several other papers....