European Aluminium (EA) is the European umbrella group for the aluminium industry, from primary metal production to semi-fabrication of aluminium products to recycling. The EA represents the interests of the industry towards European Union decision-makers and promote aluminium’s contribution to sustainable development.
As a major player in the European aluminium industry, Hydro is a long-standing and active member of the EA. Hydro's Executive Vice President Kjetil Ebbesberg has been appointed Chairman of European Aluminium for the 2017-2018 term as well as sitting in the Executive Committee of the association and participates in projects and committees as appropriate. Financial contributions are given as ordinary membership fees.