Axel Eggert is Director General of the European Steel Association (EUROFER), a post he has held since 2014, having initially joined the association in 2007 as Director of Public Affairs and Communication. A German national holding degrees from his studies of modern history, economics and law, Mr. Eggert has extensive experience, having worked 8 years in the European Parliament prior to his leadership at EUROFER. Mr. Eggert is also Vice-President and Member of the Board of ESTEP, The European Steel Technology Platform.