Speaker profile

Bernd Friede

Bernd Friede

Product Stewardship Manager, Elkem

49 years old, German, PhD in solid state chemistry. Started as research scientist in the metal industry Elkem in Norway. Since 2007 REACH implementation manager, since 2011 corporate REACH compliance manager, since 2015 Corporate Product Stewardship Manager.

Lead Registrant, member of a number of technical working groups, including CEN, ISO, REACH consortia, and industry associations like IMA (industrial minerals association), IMnI (international manganese institute), and Euroalliages (European ferroalloy producers).