Dr Stian Madshus

Stian is currently responsible for Elkem Carbon’s global cathode materials business area. He

has more than 10 years experience from various positions within research and development,

process management and international marketing and sales. With a true passion for carbon

materials and a solid understanding of the industry’s requirements and challenges, Stian has

successfully led the development and market introduction of several high value added

products to the primary aluminium industry. He has dedicated much of his time working with

the Chinese market, where he has built up extensive knowledge and management

experience over the last years.

Before joining Elkem Carbon, Stian held a post doctoral research fellow position at the Light

Metals Research Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. He has a PhD degree from the

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, specializing in pitch carbonization

chemistry and structure of carbon materials.

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