European Aluminium, founded in 1981 and based in Brussels, is the voice of the aluminium industry in Europe. We actively engage with decision makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium, secure growth and optimise our metal’s contribution to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges.
Pictured: European Aluminium staff and members during the membership meetings in October 2018.
Through environmental and technical expertise, economic and statistical analysis, scientific research, education and sharing of best practices, public affairs and communication activities, European Aluminium promotes the use of aluminium as a material with permanent properties that is part of the solution to achieving sustainable goals, while maintaining and improving the image of the industry, of the material and of its applications among their stakeholders.
Our 80+ members include primary aluminium producers; downstream manufacturers of extruded, rolled and cast aluminium; producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations are representing more than 600 plants in 30 European countries. Aluminium products are used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, transport, high-tech engineering, building, construction and packaging.
Did you know our team has 23 staff members from 13 different countries? To view the full profiles of our team members please click here.
Gerd Götz- Director General
Diana Coseano- Office Manager/Personal Assistant to the DG
Chiara Deffendi - Trainee Membership Management & Administration
Magdalena Garczyńska- Director Recycling
Bernard Gilmont- Director Engineered Products
Mélina Kotsaridis- Junior Officer Public Affairs & Communications / Events
Maarten Labberton- Director Packaging Group
Bob Lambrechts- Director Statistics, Market Intelligence & Trade
Coline Lavorel- Director Public Affairs & Communications
Christian Leroy- Consultant Innovation & LCA
Sofia Michalopoulou- Assistant Statistics & Economics / Building & Transport
Sounia Mourabit- Manager Trade
Eirik Nordheim- REACH Consultant
Benedetta Nucci- Environmental Manager - Building & Mobility
Patrik Ragnarsson- Senior Manager Automotive & Transport Group
Djibril René- Senior Manager Sustainability & Economic Data
Kelly Roegies- Manager Communications
Guido Sabatini- Technical Manager Building Market Group & Standards
Sandro Starita- Director Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability
Eva Tormo- Manager Environment, Health & Safety
David Van Heuverswyn- Coordinator Packaging Group
Nijole Zaniauskaite- Assistant Recycling, EHS & Sustainability