WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Meet Decision Makers From:
- Automotive OEMs
- Tier 1-3 Suppliers
- Engineering Consultancies
- Advanced/Sustainable Material Manufacturers
- Battery Manufacturers
- Software Solutions
- Blockchain Solutions
- Recycling & Reuse Companies
With The Following Job Titles:
SVP, VP, Chief, Principal, Director, Head, Manager, General Manager of -
- Life Cycle, Life Cycle Analysis, LCA/Life Cycle Assessment
- Sustainability / Sustainable
- Environment / Environmental
- Circular Economy
- Natural Fibres / Biomaterials
- Recycling / Recyclability
- ESG / Environmental, Social & Governance
- HSE / EHS / Environmental Health & Safety
Heads, VPs, Directors of:
- Supply Chain
Select a page to view from the list below.
Wulf-Peter SchmidtDirector Sustainability, Advanced Regulation & Product Conformity, Europe
Wulf-Peter is Ford of Europe’s Director „Sustainability, Advanced Regulations and Product Conformity” since 2014. After his PhD in the area of environmental engineering at Technical University Berlin he joined Ford 1997. He started as expert for Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Strategy. After several positions and having a parallel engagement as Assistant Professor of RMIT Melbourne (Australia) for several years he is now responsible to broader sustainability subjects as well as compliance to and forecast of environmental and safety regulation in Europe.
Samdarshi KumarDeputy General Manager, Sustainability
Joshua ArvizuNA Circularity and Sustainability Leader
Izhar Shah, PhDEnvironmental Life Cycle Expert
Jaguar Land Rover
Mark MistrySenior Public Policy Manager
Ernesto BarceloChief ESG Officer
Ernesto Barceló Rodríguez's professional career has a strong focus on Sustainability, Health & Safety,
Regulatory Affairs and Quality, among others. His experience includes managing the coexistence of
linear and circular economies, while transitioning to a new low emissions system.
With a degree in Industrial Engineering (Textile Chemistry) from the Polytechnic University of
Catalonia (UPC), a Master's in Industrial Quality Management (UPC-EFQM) and a PDD in Executive
Education from IESE Business School, Barceló began his career in 1995 as Head of Quality Assurance
in Nubiola (formerly Colores Hispania). Subsequently, he joined Omya in 1997, first as Director of
Quality, Environment and Safety in the Spanish division of the Swiss company, which later led him to
different global positions such as Marketing Director, Commercial Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs
and Group Vice President Sustainability.
In this time, he was responsible for many of the ESG achievements as part of Omya's sustainability
strategy. For example, more than 150 certified production sites for quality, health and safety and the
environment. 17 certified ISO standards in a cluster approach for selected sites (including the first ISO
22000 for France with AFNOR). In addition to this, he was also the global Data Protection Officer in
accordance with EU GDPR and other related regulations. Barceló also actively participates in ESG
academic research in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems of the Aalto School of Chemical
In addition, Mr. Barceló was recently appointed president of the responsible business committee of
Sernauto, the Spanish Association of Automotive Suppliers.
Kristia ZizzoBattery Industrialization and Logistics Project Manager
Lina KindermannTruck Sustainability Strategist
Man Truck & Bus SE
Christopher PilgrimKnowledge Transfer Manager - Materials
James LundstromHead of Circular Economy
James has been with Volvo Cars since 2001 and held multiple positions within Product Creation, Quality and Customer Satisfaction and Corporate functions, with a continuous focus on environmental and sustainability subjects. He is currently the Head of Circular Economy and holds responsibility for implementing the principles of Circular Economy company wide, from design and product creation to service and end of life. His work focuses on strategy development, as well as joint activities on targets, objectives and KPIs to drive the company’s efforts forward. James has previously worked with environmental policy development, both internally as well as externally with regulators and the broader industry.
Diep RussLCA Specialist
Daimler Truck AG
Halid Abu-BakarPostdoctoral Associate - CE Roadmap Associate
UKRI Circular Economy Hub
Greg BogieCommercial Director
Chris JonesStrategic Trends Expert
Advanced Propulsion Centre
Mauricio StellaAdvanced Engineering Product Architect
Rahul MadhavanDirector Fleet Strategy and New Business Incubation
Rahul is the Director for Fleet Strategy & New business incubation at Hitachi’s ZeroCarbon Business in Europe,
Rahul is tasked to leverage the breadth of Hitachi capabilities combining information technology, operational know how and physical products to help customers and business partners tackle climate change and sustainability.
Rahul has over 15 years of international commercial experience leveraging Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and Industrial IoT environments in multiple regions including Europe, the United States and Asia.
His experience is backed with strong academics. Rahul has a Post Graduate Diploma in Digital business, specialization in Artificial Intelligence from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication engineering
Ozak DurmusProduct Sustainability Leader
Özak completed his BSc in Mechanical Engineering at Hacettepe University and has been working for Ford Otosan since 2013. He has 7 years’ experience as Senior Research and Development Engineer and 4 years as Product Sustainability Leader. He is also the co-founder and lead of company internal initiative ReCube project. He has experience in anti-vibration systems, engine mounts and brackets design, sustainable material development & applications, EV battery circular economy projects and life cycle assessment analysis. His team running 7 EU funded Projects about Circular Economy & LCA.
Lucas HadamekAssociate Consultant
Manoj GargDeputy General Manager
Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited
Color & Material Design Expert, Textile Designer, Fashion Designer, and Professional Coach with over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry including 7 years of creative leadership for a wide range of projects from entry-level brands to premium, across India, France, Korea, Romania, and China. This diverse background increased Manoj’s sensitivity to changing trends and market differences as well as his agility and adaptability to new contexts, cultures, and complex projects.
Sustainable by heart, Manoj has a strong knowledge of production, materials with related technical challenges, design principles of aerodynamics, and functionality to improve the style and appearance by applying the right.
Passionate about engaging and uncovering talent and latent potential in himself and others, Manoj has an innate ability to bring people together, sharing clear goals while balancing creativity with strategic thinking and applying lateral thinking to problem-solving.
Adele RouleauESG and Critical Minerals Lead
Lisa AsterkransSubject Matter Expert - CO2 Emissions, Sustainability & Battery Legislation
Marc Jesus GarciaModule Leader - Vehicle Electronics
Stefan KupferschmidSenior Sustainability Consultant
Hatice Kübra GüneyProduct Sustainability Engineer
Hatice Kübra Güney, studied Mechanical Engineering at Bogazici University. She has been working as a Product Sustainability Engineer for 2 years at Ford Otosan. Her main responsibilities are carbon emission calculations regarding ICEV & BEV, vehicle components, EV batteries, end of life calculations with Life Cycle Assessment principles. She is currently leading EU funded horizon project called Batraw, related to battery circular economy models.
Nupur ChoudhuryProject Lead Innovation Projects - Sustainability
Maxim Khabur is a Director of Marketing at OneCharge, one of the US leading manufacturers of lithium industrial batteries, and a Chairman of the Advanced Energy Council, representing a group of companies - members of the MHI.org (Materials Handling Industry) Association.
Maxim has an extensive track record in brand communications. With over 10K LinkedIn followers mainly from the logistics, manufacturing, and material handling industries, he brings his experience and creativity to support the commercial success of energy-efficient and environmentally responsible industrial solutions through great marketing.
Anwar SattarPrincipal Engineer in Battery Recycling, Re-use and Remanufacture
Nabil AhmedProduct Manager
Nabil Ahmed is a Product Manager at Circularise focussing on the Digital Product Passport solution and LCAs. He has about a decade of experience in Software Product Development spanning across Japan, India, and the Netherlands. He recently completed his masters in Industrial Ecology from TU Delft and Leiden university and specialized in LCAs and Circular Economy. Through Circularise’s Digital Product Passport solution, Nabil aims to harmonize information flows in value ch
Svetlana YelchaninovaDirector Commercial Sustainability
Svetlana Yelchaninova is Director Commercial Sustainability at Alcoa. She keeps track of sustainability-related market trends and customer requirements through the entire Aluminium value chain, develops product development strategy for Alcoa’s Sustana™ line of low-carbon products, runs the program to raise awareness of Alcoa-developed break-through technologies, including Elysis™ and Astraea™, and contributes to Alcoa climate change strategy and policies.
Svetlana also represents Alcoa in various climate-related task forces at regional and global Aluminium associations.
Svetlana joined Alcoa in 2017, as a global marketing manager for aluminium value-added products, coming from ferrous industry. She holds an MBA from ESADE Business School (Spain) and Master in IT degree from Dnipro State University (Ukraine).
Lakshya GuptaSenior Market Analyst: Battery Materials and Technologies
Lakshya joined SFA (Oxford)’s battery team in 2018, after completing his Master’s in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London.
At SFA, he is responsible for the battery metal demand forecasting, tracking mid- and downstream players and their relationships, and also tracking battery technology developments. He has completed various consulting projects focussed on alternative battery metal sourcing strategies to help clients improve the ESG credentials of their battery supply chain- from looking at alternatives to DRC sourced cobalt to forecasting the global potential of metal volumes from battery recycling.
Julian WeitzVP of Sales
Julian Weitz joined Makersite from New Relic Inc., where he served as a sales leader for Central Europe. Before that, he worked in sales roles in multiple startups. Julian Weitz holds a B.Sc. degree in international business administration.
2023 AGENDA AT A GLANCE
PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING WORKSHOP -
Automotive Life Cycle Assessment
(PM - In-Person Only)
Explore current LCA topics in the automotive industry and provide practical examples on how to conduct an LCA of a component and complete car using software and database tools.
DAY 1 - Innovating Carbon-Neutral Vehicles through Sustainable Design, Circular Economy, and Enhanced Life Cycle Assessments
- Update On EU Policy: The EU's Roadmap For The European Automotive Sector To Reach 2030 And 2035 Co2 Emission Goals
- Methodologies For Profitable Sustainable Vehicles
- Advancing LCA And Carbon Footprint Data Calculations
- Promoting Circularity Across The Supply Chain
- Utilising Closed-Loop Systems And Recycled Materials For The Car Body
- Finding Cost-Effective Solutions To Replace Traditional Plastics
DAY 2 - DRIVING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN EV BATTERIES
Collaborative Strategies for Reducing Carbon Footprint, Enhancing Life Cycle Assessments And Adhering To Evolving Regulations
- New EU & UK Rules On EV Battery Carbon Footprinting And Recycling
- EV Battery Carbon Footprint Measurement
- Measuring The Carbon/Water Footprint And LCA Of Specific Raw Materials
- Strategies For EV Battery Recycling
- Selection Of Scalable Technology For Recovering Raw Materials
- Circularity For Electrification - From Battery Packs To Electric Motors