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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....

Lena Wegrelius holds a PhD in Engineering Metals from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, where she studied passivation of stainless steels with help of electrochemical methods and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Lena joined Outokumpu in Avesta in 1996 as a corrosion engineer. From 1996 to present, Lena has held several positions within Outokumpu Stainless, within the area of corrosion science and technical marketing of stainless steels. Lena has years of experience in material selection for different industry sectors, especially the pulp...

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 is a Fellow for Metallurgy & Welding at Fluor BV in the Netherlands. He is a certified International Welding Engineer and has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical and Materials Engineering from Twente University in Enschede, the Netherlands. His work consists of selection and specification of materials for industrial chemical facilities and refineries, as well as review of vendor documentation for fabrication, non-destructive examination, and welding. Some special interests of his are fabrication technology, materials performance,...

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...

Since graduating from Delft University of Technology as a metallurgical engineer in 1986, Mr. Jacko Aerts has been working for DSM, now dsm-firmenich. Materials & Corrosion have always been the red line throughout his career path within dsm-firmenich. He started in the materials & corrosion research department, moved to the maintenance group of the caprolactam plant in Geleen, NL, in 1997 and since 2005 he works in a global competence role for materials & corrosion / Life Time Extension, supporting...

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....