Michael Setterdahl

Member of the GFG Alliance Global Advisory Board and former CEO of Liberty Steel Holding USA

Michael has been a steel and scrap trader for 35 years, transacting both domestic and international. Born in Sweden, educated in both USA and Sweden, finishing off at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Business and Law School. Started off with Stena Metal Trading in Sweden 1980. Several positions as Managing Director and Board memberships since 1987 (Private, joint ventures, and public companies). Operated own private international steel trading company 2000-2006. Has managed companies in Austria, Canada, USA, Sweden, Switzerland, Brazil, Asia and United Arab Emirates. After selling a majority his trading business to join Nucor Corp continued as Managing Director and Executive Director for Nucor Trading SA .

Although educated and experienced in Marketing, Michael has extensive technical knowledge from this years in the steel industry. After moving from Switzerland to Dubai to in 2015 he joined Liberty Steel in 2018 as CEO of Liberty Steel USA for two years. Presently he is a member of the GFG Alliance Global Advisory Board.