• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Thomas Grell


President Minerals & Metals

Thomas is currently the President of Wood's global Minerals and Metals business.  Thomas joined Wood in 2008 and has held senior leadership roles across Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Power & Renewables and Minerals & Metals. Before joining Wood, Thomas worked for ABB Lummus, a technology-based EPC company, where he focused on international lump-sum turnkey projects in the chemical sector. He has a strong project delivery and operations background with over 25 years of international experience. His professional background includes degrees in mechanical engineering and business management which he acquired from the Technical University of Hamburg, Germany after conducting his military service in the Navy.

Sessions With Thomas Grell

Thursday, 9 March

  • 05:00pm - 05:40pm (CST) / 09/mar/2023 11:00 pm - 09/mar/2023 11:40 pm

    From A to Z (Aluminum to Zinc): Assuring minerals for the energy transition

    Energy Infrastructure/Supply Chain
    To meet emissions reduction targets and the electrification of the economy, technologies will need to be deployed over the next decades at a pace and scale far beyond anything previously imagined or experienced. This will require significant amounts of minerals to be brought to the market, putting unprecedent pressure on the mining industry. How can the mining industry scale up in a sustainable way? What changes are required to accelerate permitting processes? What role will recycling play in providing a local supply of material?