ALFED to host annual business briefing

The UK’s Aluminium Federation, ALFED, will welcome members from across the aluminium supply chain for its annual business briefing next week. Taking place on 30th November 2023, the event aims to strengthen collaboration between members and provide insight into the ever-changing aluminium landscape.

The conference will feature a series of addresses from experts across the industry, with discussions covering market insights, innovation in the sector, business strategy and sustainability. Confirmed speakers on the agenda include:

  • Malindi Myers, Agent for the South West, Bank of England
  • Christian Mildner, Head of Corporate Sales, London Metal Exchange (LME)
  • Paul Williams, Head of Aluminium, CRU
  • Timothy Stock, Head of Embodied Emissions Reporting at DESNZ
  • Miles Prosser, Secretary General, International Aluminium Institute (IAI)

Held at Tortworth Court in Gloucester, the business briefing will be followed by the annual black-tie dinner with special guest speaker, Ed Balls. The economist, politician, and former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver an after-dinner speech drawing on his experience and insight into current affairs, politics and industry trends to add a new dimension of knowledge and perspective to this year’s event.

Tom Jones, chief executive officer of the Aluminium Federation, commented: “Our annual business briefing is a significant event in the aluminium industry calendar. As the voice for UK aluminium, it’s vital for us to provide a space for our members to ask questions and discuss important issues faced by the industry.”

“The aluminium sector plays a crucial role in the UK economy and with an ever-evolving economic landscape, it’s important we’re able to address the challenges we’re facing and have open discussions about the future.”

For more information about the Aluminium Federation and the Business Briefing, visit

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