Zoë Lenkiewicz

Waste Management Specialist

Zoë Lenkiewicz is an award-winning global waste management specialist, supporting the United Nations on waste management and the forthcoming Plastics Treaty, and Lead Author of the recently published Global Waste Management Outlook 2024 (UNEP/ISWA), and Towards Zero Waste: A Catalyst for Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (UNEP). Zoë has more than two decades’ experience in waste management, first in the UK in local government, academia and consultancy, and then co-founding an international NGO and leading partnerships in more than ten countries in Africa and South-East Asia. Here, she continues to support governments, municipalities, NGOs and entrepreneurs delivering early-stage waste management services with technical guidance and motivational leadership.