About Us

Unlocking supply chain value for the metals & mining industry

Metalshub is one of the pioneers of digital transformation in the metals industry. We are a technology company that provides supply chain solutions for the metals and mining industry to promote efficiency and transparency.

Our vision

Be the leading supply chain solution and most trusted price index provider for the global metals & mining industry

Our mission

We develop innovative software solutions for the metals & mining industry that enable our customers to unlock supply chain value.

Our team

Founded in 2016 and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, Metalshub operates globally. The team consists of experienced and professional software developers, business development managers, and marketing experts from over 20 nationalities with extensive experience in physical metals trading and logistics.

  • Dr. Sebastian KreftManaging Director and Co-Founder

    Senior Commercial Manager with more than 10 years of experience in the metals industry. Previous roles include Head of Nickel Sales at Anglo American and Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group. Sebastian holds a business degree and Ph.D. from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. Sebastian is married and has a son and a daughter. He is originally from Beckum (Münsterland), a big tennis fan and enjoys spicy food, especially Mexican and Sichuan.

  • Dr. Frank JackelManaging Director and Co-Founder

    Senior Ferroalloys Marketing Executive with previous roles as Head of Marketing & Sales at China Moly, Head of Ferroalloys Sales at Anglo American and Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Frank holds a Dipl.-Ing. and a Ph.D. in Metallurgy from RWTH Aachen University. Frank is married and has three daughters, loves triathlon and tennis, fancies road bikes and supports Schalke 04.

  • Tristan FischerChief Technology Officer

    IT expert with more than 15 years of experience. Tristan previously worked as Backend-Engineer, Head of QA and was the Co-Founder and CTO of readfy, an ebook market startup. He also has a strong background in IT security and believes in clean and simple solutions. Tristan is married and has one daughter. He likes physics, rockets, movies and loves to go skiing.

  • Dr. Niklas FriederichsenChief Product Officer

    Product expert and entrepreneurial mind. As Chief Product Officer, he leads the product, customer success and support teams with the goal to drive Metalshub's customers towards success. Niklas holds a Ph.D from RWTH Aachen University and is a McKinsey Metals and Mining Alumnus. He strongly believes that digital metal supply-chains can contribute to a more sustainable and responsible future. Niklas is married, has two daughters, loves cycling and all kinds of water sports.

  • Robin HaeberleChief Sales Officer

    With 15 years of experience in several most iconic SaaS companies, Robin's outstanding global track record underpins our Growth Strategy in Sales and Partnerships. Robin holds a Diplom Kaufmann from WHU and a Master from EGADE Mexico. He strongly believes that with Metalshub, he can significantly contribute to a more sustainable future for his two children. He is married and loves investing, travelling, wining&dining, and all kinds of sports.

  • Frederik MontanusChief of Staff

    As Chief of Staff, Frederik supports in the areas of Finance, Operations and Strategy planning to help Metalshub unlock the supply chain value in the metals and raw materials industry. Previously he worked for 4 1/2 years at Bayer’s Inhouse Consultancy. Frederik holds a M.Sc. from ESADE Business School and CEMS. He is passionate about any sport, playing rugby, field hockey, and golf in his free time as well as supporting Hertha BSC Berlin on the weekends.

  • Verena KnottChief People Officer

    People and culture and communication expert with journalistic background. Since her masters degree in Business Psychology, Verena worked for several IT companies and has a favour for startup environments and entrepreneurial spirit. She is passionate about enabling talents to develop their full potential and loves to see culture and innovation grow. Verena is married, has a daughter and loves to travel the world in order to explore its beauty and different cultures.

  • Sayalee ShendeHead of Product
  • Claus SchmidtHead of Marketing
  • Christian ReussHead of Customer Success
  • Aditya Bikram DasSales Intern
  • Alex AndreevPrice Data Manager
  • Amparo Ubierna Cortes Senior Product Designer
  • Ana ReateguiPeople & Culture Manager
  • Anna HeesAccount Executive
  • Astrid ProcopiouTeam Assistant
  • Baldeep ChandhokeAccount Executive
  • Binghui XingCustomer Success Manager
  • Chia-Yang HsuAccount Executive
  • Daniel Paas Senior Customer Success Manager
  • Dennis Borchert Backend Developer
  • Fabián RíosFull-Stack Developer
  • Felipe H. de RezendeCustomer Success Manager
  • Franz DornbachSenior Account Executive
  • Gaurav PathakSenior Product Manager
  • Ghazal Rezaei Account Executive
  • Julien DedekTeamlead Backend Development
  • Katerina TrajanovskaProduct Designer
  • Kevin HülsmannSenior Account Executive
  • Lion JashariData Analyst
  • Nadine KleinowskiOperations Manager
  • Natalia CordobaSenior Customer Success Manager
  • Niels VrolijkAccount Executive
  • Ragnar WolffSenior Recruiter
  • Robin KüsterBackend Developer
  • Sara Schwabe-WernerPeople & Culture Working Student
  • Silviya KyulyumovaFrontend Developer
  • Sajad MaoufianQA Engineer
  • Sokhiba SobirovaJunior Marketing Manager
  • Stacia SladkovFinance Manager
  • Tobias SiegmundTeamlead Frontend Development
  • Victor EnriquezFrontend Developer
  • Victor Nieto GomezSolution Engineer

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Our Advisory Board

  • Dr. Ralf KösterFormer CEO of BARTEC, "Entrepreneur of the Year 2015" for Excellence in the German SME sector

    "Metalshub has the unique potential to transform the worldwide metals trading industry and create value for the benefit of its customers."

  • Pawel ChudzinskiCo-Founder & Managing Partner of Point Nine Capital

    "Digital marketplaces have revolutionised multiple industries already - metals are next, and the Metalshub team will make it happen."

  • Eduardo D. FerreiraRepresentative of Chromo Invest

    "Metalshub brought up a triple-win game for industrial metals trading: A broader market for producers, better sourcing for consumers, higher productivity for traders."

  • Dr. Christoph BraunFounding Partner of Acton Capital Partners

    "The team has already done an outstanding job in building momentum for the transformation of a still largely offline market. Now, Metalshub is well positioned to build a fully-fledged digital ecosystem for the whole industry.”

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