Robert Budway is President of the Can Manufacturers Institute, the national trade association representing the can manufacturing industry and its suppliers, including aluminum and steel producers. Prior to his appointment as President, Mr. Budway served as CMI’s Vice President and General Counsel, responsible for all federal legislative, regulatory and legal issues for the industry with specific focus on environmental affairs, and managed the day-to-day operations of the Institute.
Miles Prosser, Secretary General, International Aluminium Institute
Oliver Graham is CEO of Ardagh Metal Packaging, a position he has held since January 1, 2020. Before taking up this role, Mr. Graham was CEO of Metal Packaging Europe with responsibility for Metal Packaging Brazil, as well as being Ardagh Group S.A. Commercial Director. He joined Ardagh in 2016 following the acquisition of the metal beverage business, prior to which he was Group Commercial Director at Rexam PLC. Mr. Graham joined Rexam PLC in 2013 from The Boston Consulting Group, where he was a partner.
Joe Franses is Vice-President, Sustainability at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler. CCEP manufactures and distributes an extensive range of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages, serving a consumer population of over 600 million in 29 markets across Western Europe, Australia, Pacific and Indonesia. Joe oversees CCEP’s sustainability strategy focusing on climate change, sustainable packaging, water stewardship and sustainable sourcing. Joe is responsible for stakeholder engagement, sustainability reporting & communications, including external engagement with NGOs, policy makers, customers and suppliers.
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Hervé Le Faou, Chief Procurement Officer, HeinekenHervé Le Faou serves as the Chief Procurement Officer at HEINEKEN, the world’s most international brewer. HEINEKEN operates in over 70 countries globally and is committed to surprising and exciting consumers everywhere. Since joining HEINEKEN in 2016, Hervé has been leading a transformational programme within the Global Procurement function, with the intention of creating a world-class strategic sourcing community that operates as a true business partner.
His Procurement community currently manages €14 billion of spend and consists out of 900 professionals based around the globe. Creating sustainable business value for both internal and external stakeholders is the key focus of the second chapter of the transformation programme. Together with his team, Hervé strives to make a positive impact that lasts and touches areas beyond the cost and cash agenda.
Having spent over half of his professional career abroad, Hervé brings a strong international leadership to his team. This, coupled with his strong passion for people, innovation and brands, has proven to be a great recipe for success when leading transformations in the food and beverage industry.
|Science Based Targets Initiative Global Aluminium Sector Efforts
Karl Downey, Senior Technical Manager, Science Based Targets initiativeKarl is a Senior Technical Manager for the Science-based Targets initiative. Within the initiative, Karl leads the work to develop emission reduction pathways for industry sectors. He previously worked in the cement industry on CO2 strategy and public affairs, emissions trading, greenhouse gas accounting and sustainable construction. He is a mechanical engineer and also studied sustainable value chains at the University of Cambridge.
||Review Results of Recently Released Roadmap to Decarbonization of Global Aluminium Industry
Pernelle Nuñez, Deputy Secretary General, Director – Sustainability, International Aluminium InstitutePernelle has over 10 years of experience in the metals and mining industry. She began her career as a consultant at CRU where she worked on a range of strategy projects across base metals, aluminium and iron ore. Pernelle joined the International Aluminium Institute in 2015 and is the Deputy Secretary General and Director of Sustainability. The IAI is the leading global association for the aluminium industry with members involved with bauxite mining, alumina and aluminium production across all major producing regions. In addition to being a spokesperson for the IAI, Pernelle is responsible for the Institute’s broad sustainability work program including its Greenhouse Gas Pathways Working Group and Environment and Energy Committee. Pernelle has led many collaborative industry projects across topics including environmental footprint analyses, sustainable waste management, responsible mining practices and GHG emissions accounting and pathways. Pernelle holds a MSci in Geology from The Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London and a Post Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Value Chains from the University of Cambridge.
Jason Martins, Senior Analyst, Energy Transitions Commission
Primary Aluminium Suppliers Panel
Mohammed Al Jawi, Senior Manager-Environment, Emirates Global Aluminium
Mohammed is holder of Master’s degree in Project Management from the British University in Dubai, and bachelor degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from Boston university. Started his career in the oil and gas sector then moved to EGA in 2010 in the Environment field. Currently, responsible for developing and implementing EGA Environmental, quality, and lean management systems, strategies, and projects. Areas of expertise include climate change and GHG management, sustainability, environmental management and assessment, waste recycling, quality management, and innovation.
Marc Carette, General Manager Commercial Strategy, Rio Tinto
Rosa Garcia Pineiro, Vice President of Sustainability, Alcoa and President, Alcoa Foundation
|North American Aluminium Industry Decarbonization Roadmap Project
Matt Meenan, Vice President of External Affairs, Aluminum Association
Matt Meenan joined the Aluminum Association in December of 2012 and has served in roles of increasing responsibility managing all aspects of the association’s external communications. As Vice President of External Affairs, Meenan oversees the external affairs department and develops strategies and programs to promote aluminum, respond to external threats and protect the brand of the association/industry. He is the staff executive for the Can Sheet Producers Committee. During his time at the Aluminum Association, Meenan has worked with top-tier media on behalf of the industry including The Economist, CNBC, POLITICO and The Wall Street Journal. He also led redesign of the association’s website www.aluminum.org and launched the industry’s award-winning e-newsletter program, Aluminum Week.
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Steve Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Novelis
Steve Fisher is President and Chief Executive Officer of Novelis Inc., the global leader in aluminum flat-rolled products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum. Novelis supplies premium aluminum sheet and light gauge products to the beverage can, automotive and specialties markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The $12.3 billion company operates 23 facilities in 9 countries, employing approximately 11,000 people. Since joining the company in 2006, Fisher has served in a number of executive positions, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure as CFO, Novelis invested approximately $2 billion to transform and grow its business. Prior to that, Fisher served as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, where he spearheaded major strategic, corporate and financial transactions across the company, most notably the discussions that led to the acquisition of Novelis by Hindalco in 2007.
Einar Glomnes, Chief Executive Officer, Speira
Henry Gordinier, Chief Executive Officer, Tri-Arrows Aluminum
Raphael Thevenin, Vice President Strategy and Business Planning, Packaging and Automotive Rolled Products, Constellium
|Review of Recycled Content Measurement Approaches Across Material Types and Third-Party Validators
Review Proposed Global Aluminium Beverage Can Recycled Content Measurement Guidelines and Governance
Laura Thompson, Director of Recycled Material Standard, GreenBlue
Laura Thompson is a sustainability thought leader that has worked most of her career in the pulp and paper industry. An engineer by training, Laura held numerous roles including R&D, environmental engineering, product development and corporate sustainability. For the past several years she has been working primarily on sustainable packaging and led the development of GreenBlue’s Recycled Material Standard.
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Jeffrey Lorch, Partner & Leader-North America Metals and Global Aluminum, McKinsey & Company
Jeffrey Lorch is a Partner in McKinsey’s Boston Office who leads McKinsey’s North American metals project as well as McKinsey’s global Aluminum practice. Jeffrey has supported clients across six continents with a focus on the Middle East and North America over the last 17 years, with strong expertise Strategy & corporate finance, metals M&A and JV transactions. Jeffrey has a BA from Colombia University and MA from Harvard University with focus on the economic history of the modern Middle East concentrating on the GCC.