- Session 3: APAC Offtake Agreements Driving the Demand to Decarbonise Hard to Abate Sectors
Sanjeev Gupta is the Executive Chairman of GFG Alliance, a collection of global businesses and investments owned by Sanjeev and his family. The Alliance employs more than 30,000 people across 30 countries.
Born into a family of industrialists in Punjab, India, Sanjeev was educated in the UK and graduated with an MA in Economics and Management from the University of Cambridge. He founded LIBERTY House Group in 1992, while still an undergraduate, as a global commodities trader, growing rapidly across different geographies for over two decades.
In 2015 Sanjeev started his industrial journey buying and restarting his first steel mill in the UK. Since then he has built an international reputation as an ambitious and visionary industrialist acquiring and building major assets in metals, engineering, mining, and renewable energy spread across the world with a particular focus on the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA.
Sanjeev’s strategy is based on long-term investments focused on economic, social and environmental sustainability. At the heart of this are his low-carbon GREEN strategies including GREENSTEEL which he first introduced in 2015. In 2019 Sanjeev announced LIBERTY Steel Group’s ambition to become Carbon Neutral by 2030 – the most ambitious target of its kind by a major steel producer.