Vice President M&A and Head of XCarb "Innovation Fund", ArcelorMittal
Irina Gorbounova is a Senior Executive focused on sustainability, impact investments, and decarbonization. Irina has two decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions, impact investments and leading strategic projects. At ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel and mining company, she is responsible for executing strategic M&A deals and sustainable ventures in steel and mining. She also leads the investments of XCarb', an innovation fund focused on companies developing breakthrough technologies to accelerate the steel industry's transition to carbon neutral steelmaking. With extensive experience in M&A and venture leadership, Irina is passionate about a zero-carbon future for the steel and mining industry and brings a forward-thinking perspective on how to achieve net zero goals.