Impact of Decarbonisation on the Steel and Metals Industries

Tuesday 21st November 11:20 - 11:37

General Session

Decarbonisation pathways and their consequences on the industrial structures are discussed.


Joachim von Schéele

Director Global Commercialization

Linde plc

Joachim von Schéele has a career spanning over more than three decades working with manufacturing industries, predominantly in steel, minerals, and metals production, but also in automotive, and chemical sectors, etc.

With a mix of metallurgical research and consultancy background, Joachim von Schéele joined the industrial gases industry in 1996. Since then, he has served in many different technical and commercial management roles at AGA, BOC, and Linde, and been actively doing business in more than 40 countries around the world. After a decade in Asia, first in India as VP for South Asia and then in China heading Application Development & Sales for Asia-Pacific, he is since 2020 based in Munich, Germany, pursuing his current role at Linde.

Focusing on decarbonisation including use of hydrogen, Joachim von Schéele is very much engaged in driving the sustainability agenda supporting steel, metals, mining, and other hard-to-abate industries to achieve measurable progress and success.

Joachim von Schéele is a well-known speaker and panelist, and has published more than 200 papers, mainly on energy and emission conservation, recycling, and production. He has served as a member of more than 30 boards of companies, associations, and research and education organizations. Joachim von Schéele is included in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Engineering, and Who’s Who in Asia, and he holds seven patents related to metallurgical production. He is the author of chapters in five books, most recently on China in ‘Touching Hydrogen Future – Tour Around the Globe’.

Joachim von Schéele received his MS and PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1987 and 1992, respectively, and a BA from Stockholm University in 1990.


Be the first to hear about exhibitors, speakers and what's on at our upcoming events.

Which SIM events are you interested in? *
I'm interested in *