Martin Pei is Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of SSAB, a Nordic and US-based steel company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. In 2015 Martin took initiative to eliminate CO2 emissions completely in the production process of steel making by replacing coking coal with hydrogen and in co-operation with LKAB and Vattenfall started the Hybrit prefeasibility study with the support from Swedish Energy Agency. He is currently the Chairman of Hybrit Development AB, the joint venture owned by SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall for developing a technology for fossil free steel. Martin has been employed at SSAB since 2001 and has previously held positions as Head of business area SSAB APAC and Chief Technical Officer of SSAB and General Manager Slab Production at SSAB Special Steel Division. He is also a board member of the Swedish Jernkontoret, board member of Swedish Research Institute SWERIM and member of the TECO committee within the Worldsteel association. Martin has a Doctors degree PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm and is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).