Maria NYBERG, European Commission, Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, unit ‘Energy Intensive Industries and Raw Materials’ where she works as policy officer responsible for policy on sustainable and secondary raw materials, and framework conditions for primary raw materials. The aim is to support industrial competitiveness, including circularity aspects, through access to sustainable raw materials. Maria holds a Master's degree in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (S.A.I.S.), Bologna, Italy and a degree in Business and Economics, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. She has experience in R&D academia/private sector.