Forged Together...

A special thanks to our committee members below for helping grow, mentor and develop the BIR Young Traders Group.

Committee Members

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  • Sandra Vrielink
  • OneSteel Recycling Hong Kong Limited (CHN)
  • Chairwoman of the Young Traders Group and Representative to the Advisory Council & the Convention Committee
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  • Niels Keyaert
  • Metallo Belgium N.V. (BEL)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Young Traders Group and Representative to the International Environment Council
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  • Nasser Al Sharif
  • Sharif Metals International (ARE)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Non-Ferrous Metals Division
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  • José Martin Neumann
  • TSR Recycling GmbH & Co. KG (DEU)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Latin America Committee & the Membership Committee
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  • Alexandra Weibel-Natan
  • Sansing Ltd, Hong Kong (CHN)
  • Committee Member
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  • Basar Ehsan Gadawala
  • Ala Metals LLC (ARE)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee
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  • Tarek Al Sharif
  • Sharif Metals Int'l LLC (ARE)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Paper Division & to the Ferrous Division
Richard Lewis
  • Richard Lewis
  • Avon Metals Ltd (GBR)
  • Committee Member
4. Andrei Mihai Sofian
  • Andrei Mihai Sofian
  • Rematholding Co. S.R.L. (ROU)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Plastics Committee
3. Alexandre Torneberg
  • Alexandre Torneberg
  • Torec AB (SWE)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the E-Scrap Committee
6. Martina Francesci
  • Martina Franceschi
  • Fonderie Pandolfo (ITA)
  • Committee Member
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  • Romain Wagner
  • Jean Goldschmidt International SA (BEL)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Communications Committee
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  • Hashem Al Sharif
  • Metals Bank Co. Ltd (JOR)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the Shredder Committee and to the Tyres & Rubber Committee
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  • Quint Feenstra
  • Reukema (NLD)
  • Committee Member
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  • Lorenz Dahmen
  • Metallhandelsgesellschaft (DEU)
  • Committee Member and Representative to the International Trade Council
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  • Abhijay Goenka
  • Steelbro International Co. Inc. (USA)
  • Committee Member
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  • Mark Sellier
  • OneSteel Recycling, Hong Kong (CHN)
  • Honorary member

Past Chairmen of the Young Traders Committee

  • Alexandra Weibel-Natan
  • Sansing Ltd, Hong Kong (CHN)
  • August 2016 - January 2018
  • Graeme Cameron
  • Sims Metal Management Australia Ltd
  • June 2014 - July 2016
  • Paul Coyte
  • Hayes Metals (NZL)
  • May 2009 - May 2014
  • Caroline Craenhals
  • Belgian Scrap Terminal, Belgium
  • Oct 2005 – Dec 2009
  • Boris Bronneberg
  • SMP, Germany
  • May 2004 – Oct 2005
  • Joen Jensen
  • Scandscrap, Sweden
  • May 2002- May 2004
  • Michael West
  • Metalrecyclers.com Ltd, Australia
  • May 2001 – May 2002