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Panelists

Our expert panelists and moderators

Christian Bremer

October 26, 2018 |

Christian Bremer is currently working as the Managing Director at SSI SCHÄFER. Read More

Jürgen Jacoby

October 26, 2018 |

Jürgen Jacoby, is the International Sales & Business Development at Envac Optibag AB.Read More

Bernd Leowald

October 26, 2018 |

Bernd Leowald is the head of the department Northwest at Stadtreinigung Hamburg (SRH). The SRH is the municipal waste management company in Hamburg with 2600 employees. The department Northwest is a part of Hamburg with 620.000 inhabitants and an area … Read More

Rosa Arias

October 10, 2018 |

Rosa Arias is the Founder of Science for Change and the creator of the citizen science App OdourCollect, to build up collaborative odour maps.Read More

Costas Velis

October 3, 2018 |

Costas Velis is the Chair of the ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter and Lecturer on Resource Efficiency Systems at University of Leeds.Read More

Stiv Wilson

September 25, 2018 |

Stiv Wilson is Director of Campaigns at The Story of Stuff project. Read More

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz

September 25, 2018 |

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz is the founder of the for-purpose, Plastic Free July Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that brings the public and business together with the vision of a world without plastic waste. Read More

Kate Bailey

August 9, 2018 |

Kate Bailey is a leading authority on Zero Waste best practices and focuses on the facts, details, and logistics that help Zero Waste initiatives succeed.Read More

Mitch Hedlund

August 9, 2018 |

Prior to founding the nonprofit standardized label initiative and Recycle Across America®, Mitch Hedlund had over 20 years experience in marketing, communications, and branding, serving Fortune 500 companies, as well as midsized companies. Read More

Stephen Bates

August 6, 2018 |

is an accomplished, and highly-effective International Government, Public Affairs and Behavioural Change Expert with over 25 years of experience leading Communications, Stakeholder Engagement, Community Relations and Operations within the global Waste and Resource Recovery sector.Read More

Natalie Starr

August 6, 2018 |

Natalie Starr has nearly twenty five years of experience in solid waste management, recycling and resource recovery, and energy consulting including twenty years with DSM Environmental where she is now a Principal.Read More

Lynn Hoffman & Kate Davenport

August 6, 2018 |

Lynn Hoffman and Kate Davenport are the Co-Presidents of Eureka Recycling, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social enterprise based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, whose mission is to demonstrate that waste is preventable, not inevitable. Read More

Jim Frey

August 6, 2018 |

Jim Frey offers over 35 years of expertise in recycling and waste management program development for public services and private enterprises. Read More

Emma Burlow

August 6, 2018 |

Emma Burlow is one of the UK’s leading specialists on circular economy and resource efficiency in businesses and has more than 20 years’ experience in the sectorRead More

Chaz Miller

August 6, 2018 |

Chaz Miller’s career in waste and recycling spanned four decades with stints at the US EPA Office of Solid Waste, the Glass Packaging Institute and the National Waste and Recycling Association. Although he is now retired from full time work, he consults and continues to write his award-winning column “The Circular File” for Waste360.Read More

Beth Schmitt

August 6, 2018 |

Beth Schmitt is Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships at The Recycling Partnership.Read More

Amity Lumper

August 6, 2018 |

Amity Lumper is Co-President and Director of Cascadia Consulting Group’s Recycling and Materials Management practice.Read More

Sarah Currie-Halpern

July 31, 2018 |

Sarah Currie-Halpern is Co-Founder and Partner in Think Zero LLC. Previously she ran Solid Waste and Zero Waste Programs for the Mayor’s Office of NYC, where she helped develop the Zero Waste section of OneNYC and the Waste section of the recent 80×50 plan.Read More

Clare Miflin

May 11, 2018 |

Clare Miflin has a deep understanding of environmentally sound building practices, techniques, codes and standards that she applies to all her projects.Read More

David Biderman

March 21, 2018 |

David Biderman is the Executive Director/CEO, Solid Waste Association of North America
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Antonis Mavropoulos

March 21, 2018 |

Antonis Mavropoulos is the founder and CEO of D-Waste and President of ISWA. He has been involved in solid waste management projects for 20 years, in 20 countries and he has completed more than 150 projects.Read More

Josephine Antonio

March 7, 2018 |

Josephine Antonio is a consultant in septage management, water supply and wastewater engineering, sanitation and local governance and development planning. She was a former City Planning and Development Coordinator for Dumaguete City, Philippines where she played an instrumental role in implementing reknowned septage and fecal sludge management project for the city. Read More

Goutham Katta

March 7, 2018 |

Goutham Katta is the Senior Lead of City Operations for Pune Municipal Corporation. He develops and drives smart city projects and strategy in the field of sanitation, waste, transportation and other sectors.Read More

Habibur Rahman

March 7, 2018 |

Habibur Rahman is the Deputy Programme Engineer at Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) and leads sanitation work in Bangladesh.Read More

Jeremy Horner

March 7, 2018 |

Jeremy Horner is the Director of Programs at Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP).Read More

Simon Houghton

November 22, 2017 |

Simon Houghton is the Strategy and Business Development Director at Agriprotein.Read More

Kirstie Pecci

September 1, 2017 |

Kirstie Pecci is an environmental, real estate and municipal attorney. In January she launched the Zero Waste Project as part of the Healthy Communities, Environmental Justice Program of the Conservation Law Foundation.Read More

Madisen Gittlin

August 31, 2017 |

Madisen Gittlin is a Program Assistant with Global Green, a national environmental nonprofit, and the American affiliate of Green Cross International.Read More

Olivia Lapierre

August 15, 2017 |

Olivia Lapierre is a Be Zero ambassador and racial justice activist. She began her transition to a zero waste lifestyle in January 2016. Through Be Zero she works to bring awareness to environmental racism and to provide platforms for POCs in environmental communities, which are traditionally predominantly white spaces.Read More

Mani Vajipey

August 8, 2017 |

Mani Vajipey is a recycler and is the Co-Founder and CEO of Banyan Nation, a technology driven recycling company that is changing the way India looks at plastics, recycling and waste management.Read More

Christopher Kane

August 7, 2017 |

Christopher Kane is a Campus Coordinator and the Director of Resource Development at the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN).Read More

Kristel Moulaert

August 7, 2017 |

Kristel Moulaert is the Director of ISVAG.Read More

Robert Crocker

August 7, 2017 |

Robert Crocker is the Deputy Director of China Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development and the Author of Somebody Else’s Problem: Consumerism, Sustainability and Design.Read More

Olivia and Carter Ries

August 6, 2017 |

Olivia and her brother Carter started their own nonprofit called One More Generation (OMG) in 2009 in an effort to help save endangered species for at least One More Generation… and beyond.Read More

Moana Simas

May 24, 2017 |

Moana Simas is a PhD candidate at the Industrial Ecology Programme, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.Read More

Julie Kearns

May 24, 2017 |

Julie Kearns is the Founder and Finder at the Minneapolis-based, 3000 ft2, best-in- class, daily vintage/reuse shopping experience known as Junket: Tossed & FoundRead More

Carl Zimring

October 26, 2016 |

Carl A. Zimring is Associate Professor of Sustainability Studies at the Pratt Institute. He is author of the books Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America (Rutgers UP, 2005), Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States (NYU Press, 2015), and Aluminum Upcycled: Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017).Read More

Pete Shaw

September 29, 2016 |

Dr. Pete Shaw is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton. Dr. Shaw’s research interests in waste management orient around the necessity to engage individuals in waste reduction, reuse and recycling as a means to achieve desired reductions in residual waste.Read More

Demetra Tsiamis

September 28, 2016 |

Demetra Tsiamis is the Associate Director of the Earth Engineering Center at the City College of New York (EEC|CCNY).Read More

Marco Castaldi

September 28, 2016 |

Prof. Marco Castaldi received his B.S. ChE (Magna cum Laude) from Manhattan College. His Ph.D. is in Chemical Engineering from UCLA and he has minors in Advanced Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics. Professor Castaldi has approximately 60 peer-reviewed research articles, 40 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 book chapters and 11 patents in the fields of catalysis, combustion and gasification. Read More

Bridget Croke

September 14, 2016 |

Bridget Croke leads external affairs including investor partnerships, industry partnerships, communications and special projects at the Closed Loop Fund.Read More

Cindy Isenhour

August 30, 2016 |

Cindy Isenhour is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maine. Her work focuses on production-consumption systems and the cultural construction of policies designed to reduce materials throughput, energy use, emissions and waste.Read More

David Wilson

August 30, 2016 |

Professor David Wilson is a senior and respected figure in waste and resources management in the UK and internationally. He is now working full-time as an independent consultant, specialising in high-level policy and strategy work. He is also Visiting Professor in Waste Management at Imperial College, London.Read More

Andy Whiteman

August 25, 2016 | 1

Andy Whiteman is the Director of RWA Group (www.rwagroup.net) and founder of ‘wasteaware’ (www.wasteaware.org).Read More

Marcus Lee

August 23, 2016 |

Marcus Lee is an Urban Economist with the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice of the World Bank, where his work program currently spans solid waste, decentralized governance, and municipal finance, with a regional focus on East Asia.Read More

David Newman

August 3, 2016 |

David Newman is the President of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) and the Managing Director of the Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA). He has been the President of ISWA since September 2012 and is specifically focusing his attention on bringing financial resources to help developing nations invest in waste infrastructure.Read More

Alisa Shargorodsky

July 11, 2016 |

Alisa Shargorodsky is a Zero Waste Consultant and the Founder and CEO of Reverent Resident.Read More

Tim Elliott

July 5, 2016 |

Tim Elliott specializes in ex ante and ex post policy analysis, including the use of Life Cycle Analysis in environmental modelling and economic assessment in Cost Benefit Analysis. His expertise in understanding the impacts of policy has led to Tim’s involvement … Read More

Chris Sherrington

July 5, 2016 |

Dr. Chris Sherrington is an environmental economist and directs many of Eunomia’s projects relating to ecosystem services, green infrastructure, litter (including marine litter) and waste prevention.

He has expertise in the practical application of economic instruments to bring about positive … Read More

Lisa Boyle

June 14, 2016 |

Lisa Kaas Boyle is an environmental attorney, the kind who represents the environment, not the kind who defends polluters.  Lisa graduated from Vanderbilt University and then Tulane Law School, cum laude.  She began her career at the LA Districts Attorney’s Office … Read More

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