Irina Gorbounova

Head of Xcarb Innovation Fund, ArcelorMittal Ltd

Irina Gorbounova is a Senior Executive focused on sustainability, impact investments, and decarbonization. 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.