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| be Waste Wise | January 24, 2022

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Our Sponsors, Knowledge Partners, Panelists, and Curators

Vishwas Vidyaranya

September 24, 2020 |

Vishwas is the co-founder of Ambire, a company focused on consulting and digital solutions in circular economy and climate change.Read More

José Alejandro Martínez S

September 24, 2020 |

Alejandro is a circular economy expert with over 20 years of international experience in waste and environmental management, sustainability and Clean production.Read More

Michael Maggio

September 24, 2020 |

Based in New Jersey, Mike is a sustainability strategist and thought generator with over 20 years of extensive leadership experience.Read More

Carolina Palacio

September 24, 2020 |

Carolina Palacio, is a militant of the Argentinean Waste Pickers Federation within the Union of Popular Economy Workers (FACCyR – UTEP, in its Spanish acronym).Read More

Rodrigo Leiva Neumann

September 24, 2020 |

Rodrigo’s 25-year career in waste management began in France, and continued in Chile where he managed national waste and recovery programs across several industry sectors as a Veolia Environment executive.Read More

Suhas Dixit

September 1, 2020 |

Suhas Dixit is the founder and director of APChemi. APChemi is leaders in pyrolysis based chemical recycling of plastic waste since last 12 years.Read More

Ying Staton

September 1, 2020 |

Ying Staton is leading Plastic Energy’s corporate development in Asia, focusing on strategy, business development and finance, from the company’s Asian base in Singapore. Read More

Ashwin Subramaniam

September 1, 2020 |

Ashwin is an environmental economics and policy consultant with 12 years of business and entrepreneurial experience across Asia.Read More

Haren Sanghavi

August 21, 2020 |

Haren Sanghavi is Managing Director of GMS – Plastic Machinery Pvt. Ltd.Read More

Siddharth Hande

August 21, 2020 |

Siddharth Hande is a spatial data analyst by training, interested in social entrepreneurship, technology, urban planning, informality and the circular economy in the developing world.Read More

Supriya Bhadakwad

August 21, 2020 |

Supriya Bhadakwad is a waste picker, and a board member of SWaCH, Pune.Read More

Harshad Barde

August 21, 2020 |

Harshad is currently Director of SWaCH Pune, India’s first autonomous cooperative of informal waste pickers, whose 3500 waste-picker members provide waste collection and management services to over 8 lakh properties in Pune.Read More

Daan van den Elzen

July 30, 2020 |

Daan is Advisor on Waste Collection and Recycling for the City of Rotterdam. He developed the city’s Waste Management Directive and works on the program Rotterdam Circular where it involves waste management.Read More

Gemma Scott

July 20, 2020 |

Gemma manages the Resource London activity to improve recycling performance in London’s purpose built flats.Read More

Sarah Ottaway

July 20, 2020 |

Sarah Ottaway became SUEZ recycling and recovery UK’s Sustainability and Social Value Lead in 2019, after 12 years delivering various programmes related to service enhancement, innovation and behaviour change in SUEZ’s public sector operations.Read More

Daniel O’Connor

June 18, 2020 |

David spends his time and expertise accelerating the transition to a sustainable economy. Read More

Inna Chilik

June 18, 2020 |

Inna is coordinating Circular Economy Club (CEC) Mentors program, connecting CEC Members who have vast experience in implementing circularity with young students, professionals, and start-ups who are trying to embed the circular economy in their projectsRead More

Jonathan Cocker

June 18, 2020 |

Jonathan provides advice and representation to multinational companies on a variety of environmental and product compliance matters, including extended producer responsibilities, dangerous goods transportation, GHS, regulated wastes, consumer product and food safety, and contaminated lands matters.Read More

Sarah Edwards

June 18, 2020 |

Sarah Edwards is CEO of Eunomia Research & Consulting in North America.Read More

Sumangali Krishnan

June 18, 2020 |

Sumangali Krishnan is the Chief Business Officer at GA Circular (GA) and has developed and led various research, policy and on-ground projects aimed at developing a Circular Economy framework for Asia.Read More

Sally-Anne Käsner

June 18, 2020 |

Sally-Anne is a Director of Circular-Vision, a Circular Economy strategy and design consultancy. Read More

David Palmer-Jones

June 12, 2020 |

David is responsible for SUEZ’s recycling and recovery business activities across Northern Europe, including the UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Serbia and the Czech Republic.Read More

Kaushik Chandrasekhar

May 20, 2020 |

Kaushik Chandrasekhar’s background spans the fields of municipal solid waste management, environment law and climate changeRead More

Deepali Sinha Khetriwal

May 20, 2020 |

Deepali has over 16 years of international work experience having lived, studied, and worked in Asia, Europe, and the United States.Read More

Pankaj Arora

May 20, 2020 |

Pankaj is an Associate Director with a leading consulting firm in the human and social services practice.Read More

Shailendra Singh

May 20, 2020 |

Shailendra describes himself as sustainable development strategist/enthusiast, with keen appreciation of the impact of climate change on business models & ways to mitigate the risk. Read More

Swati Singh Sambyal

May 8, 2020 |

Swati Singh Sambyal is a renowned researcher on Solid Waste Management. Swati has worked in India as well as across Global South on development issues concerning waste management.Read More

Robin Wiener

April 30, 2020 |

As president of ISRI, Robin manages the day to day operations of the 1,300 member companies operating in nearly 4,000 locations in the U.S. and more than 40 countries worldwide that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities including metals, paper, plastic, glass, textiles, rubber, and electronics; provides strategic direction for the association, and oversees nearly 50 staff members.Read More

Carlos Martin-Rios

April 24, 2020 |

With 20 years of research experience in innovation management, sustainability and organization theory, Dr. Carlos Martin-Rios (PhD Rutgers University) is Associate Professor of Management at the École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western SwitzerlandRead More

Anna de Visser-Amundson

April 24, 2020 |

Anna is a Project Leader and Research Fellow in Marketing at Hotelschool The Hague (HTH).Read More

Karen Aguilera

April 6, 2020 |

Karen is a Chartered Waste Manager and a specialist in healthcare waste managementRead More

Brian Matuszewski

April 6, 2020 |

Brian Matuszewski joined TerraCycle in 2017 to project lead the development of Loop.Read More

Rachel Gray

April 6, 2020 |

Rachel has worked at WRAP for 15 yearsRead More

Hilda Addah

March 16, 2020 |

Hilda Addah is project coordinator and also co-founder of Asase foundation who is running Cashit Factory where the LDPE is recycledRead More

Victor Amusa

March 16, 2020 |

Victor AMUSA is a social entrepreneur with over 5 years’ experience in incentive-motivated waste recycling.Read More

Mazin Mukhtar

March 16, 2020 |

Mazin Mukhtar co-founded Akshar Foundation with Parmita Sarma in 2013.Read More

Veena Sahajwalla

March 16, 2020 |

Veena Sahajwalla has pioneered and championed localized waste processing and recycling in high-tech microfactories as an essential first step to the circular economy. Read More

Leigh Broadhurst

March 2, 2020 |

Leigh is an experienced Chartered Waste Manager and IEMA Practitioner with extensive waste and resources industry experience spanning across 11 years. Read More

Mickey Green

March 2, 2020 |

Mickey Green has been managing director of Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) since September 2017. SWP was the first county wide partnership of waste collection and disposal authorities, and has had a long history of innovation; the first to roll out … Read More

Paul Frith

March 2, 2020 |

Paul set up Frith Resource Management in 2008 following a career in technical services and consultancy for waste and carbon management since 1997.Read More

Karen Luyckx

February 4, 2020 |

Karen is Head of Research at Feedback, a UK-based campaign group working to regenerate nature by transforming our food system.Read More

Olympia Yarger

February 4, 2020 |

Olympia is a farmer, innovator and a leader in insect farming in Australia.Read More

Adrian Haworth

February 3, 2020 |

Adrian Haworth was the Sales and Marketing Director of Recycling Technologies from 2013 to 2019 and continues as a consultant to the company.Read More

Paula Luu

February 3, 2020 |

Paula is a Project Director at Closed Loop Partners, an investment and advisory services firm focused on building the circular economy.Read More

Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

December 16, 2019 |

Born in São Paulo, Loschiavo is a philosopher and full Professor of Design in the College of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo. Read More

Richard Swannell

December 16, 2019 |

Richard is committed to working on ways of reducing man’s impact on the environment. A biochemist by training, he has a strong expertise in delivering more resource efficient and sustainable practices within businesses, and on reducing food waste and increasing recycling. Read More

Helén Williams

December 16, 2019 |

Helén Williams is an associate professor of Environment and Energy system and part of the multi-disciplinary Service Research Center at Karlstad University.Read More

Duncan Baker-Brown

November 21, 2019 |

Duncan is an architect, academic and environmental activist.Read More

Chris Cochran

October 23, 2019 |

Chris provides strategic oversight to the entire ReFED organization and all program areasRead More

Toine Timmermans

October 22, 2019 |

Toine Timmermans is Program Manager Circular Economy in Food at Wageningen University & Research, and Coordinator of the EU projects FUSIONS and REFRESH. Read More