From 2007 to September 2014 Eggert was Eurofer Director for Public Affairs and Communication and since 1st of October he is acting Director General.
Robrecht Himpe, President of Eurofer: “We are very pleased to nominate Axel for this important role. He has already shown a strong track in the EU steel federation. His engagement will be crucial for advocating the vital role that the EU steel industry plays in many strategic supply chains and in providing prosperity and opportunity for millions of people across Europe. Key to maintaining and growing this contribution will be achieving a robust, competitive policy framework in areas such as energy, climate and trade.”