Trond Olaf Christophersen
Head of Recycling, Hydro

Aluminium Recycling – A Catalyst for Greener Solutions

Trond will talk about the aluminium industry’s role in working together to ensure that we as an industry reduce our actual emissions, develop greener solutions for end consumers and work towards the common goal of a 1,5 degree world.


Trond has more than 20 years’ experience in different management positions within Hydro, including asset management, business development and commercial market operations within Hydro Oil & Gas, Hydro Energy and Hydro Aluminium. He has been plant manager at Hydro’s Karmøy aluminium smelter in Norway, head of the Extrusion Ingot Product Area as well as Head of Primary Metal Commercial, the global marketing and sales organisation, i.a., responsible for developing Hydro’s greener product offerings, Hydro CIRCAL and Hydro REDUXA. From January 2021, Trond has headed the Recycling Business Unit in Hydro.

Trond holds a MSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway/ University of Bath, UK and a Master of Management Degree from BI Norwegian Business School, Norway.