Carlos Silva Filho

President, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

Carlos Silva Filho is a Brazilian lawyer specializing in Administrative & Economic Law, who started working in the waste industry in 1999 as legal advisor at ABRELPE – Brazilian Association of Waste Management Companies, ISWA National Member in Brazil. In 2008 he became ABRELPE’s Executive Director and in 2012 its President. Mr. Silva Filho has been dedicated to developing waste related Regulations, Waste Plans, Communication Strategies and Data research and analysis. Mr. Silva Filho has been a member of ISWA since 2005. In 2011 he became a member of the ISWA Board, was elected Vice President in 2014 and in 2015 he co-founded and chaired the ISWA Young Professionals Group. In 2020 Mr. Silva Filho was nominated and elected as ISWA President.