Supervisory Board

Dr Marie Sophie Jaroni

Member of the Supervisory Board

Short Bio | Dr Marie Sophie Jaroni

Dr Marie Sophie Jaroni was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board and Chairwoman of the ESG Committee of the SEFE Supervisory Board in October 2023.

Since 2021, Marie has been Head of Decarbonisation and ESG (SVP/ Head of Decarbonisation) at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe.

After leading the transformation programme as Head of Transformation at the Business Area Industrial Solution thyssenkrupp, she took over as Head of Strategy and Communications for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe in 2020.

She has overarching responsibility for the implementation of the transformation to climate-neutral steel production and thus for 20 million tonnes of CO2 reduction, which amounts to2.5% of German CO2 emissions. She manages all activities regarding H2 project development with energy partners, including applying for the necessary funding for the establishment of a viable business model. She is an active Public Relations Officer for thyssenkrupp’s green transformation.

Before joining the Business Area Industrial Solution thyssenkrupp in autumn 2017, Marie worked at McKinsey & Company for over six years and was responsible for international transformation projects in Germany, the United States and Hong Kong.

Marie studied metallurgy and materials engineering at the renowned RWTH Aachen University. This was followed by a doctorate on the “Supply of Raw Materials (rare earths elements) in Europe”.