Kenneth Ries Brief Description
International Anode Technology Consultant to the aluminum industry with extensive experience in Asia, Africa, Europe and USA.

Former Anode Specialist of Kaiser Aluminum supporting both internal operations and external customers of Kaiser Aluminum Technical Services and has held various technical and process positions with other smelters.

Has broad knowledge of aluminum smelting specializing in all aspects of anode technology ranging from raw materials sourcing, green and baked anode processes, usage in the cells with an emphasis on improvement in efficiency, control and costs.

Has a deep understanding of a wide range of technologies including the current state-of-the-art, that is used to support due diligence evaluations, process trouble-shooting, process improvements, new and retro-fit projects as well as training and education efforts.