CEC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Plug and Play Netherlands
Isabelle Laurencin works for Plug and Play, one of the largest corporate innovation platforms in the world and Silicon Valley’s most active VC. Isabelle Laurencin was in charge of setting up the accelerator Programme at Fashion for Good focusing on circular fashion. She has over a decade experience in Private Equity and Venture Capital focusing on impact and circular economy with prior experience in organizations such as FMO (Dutch Development Bank), Proparco, Ernst & Young, AXA IM, among others. Isabelle serves as an Advisory Board member to Phenix Capital.
Environmental Management Centre LLP
Dr. Prasad Modak has worked in environmental matters with almost all key United Nations, multilateral and bilateral developmental institutions in the world including the World Bank, IFC, Asian Development Bank, UNEP, UNIDO, UNDP, etc. Dr Modak is a member of the Task Force on Sustainable Public Procurement for Ministry of Finance in India. His company, Environmental Management Centre LLP, drafted the Recommendations on Circular Economy in India for the Niti Aayog, a think tank for the Indian government.
Jamie Butterworth is a Founding Member and Head of Investor Relations at Circularity Capital. Jamie was previously the Chief Executive Officer of The Ellen MacArthur Foundation. He was instrumental in developing and launching the "Circular Economy 100" platform for multinationals, SMEs, academic institutions and municipalities to capture the commercial opportunities of the circular economy. Jamie has contributed to a number of high-level forums including the World Economic Forum and the European Commission Resource Efficiency Platform.
Founder & CEO
Anna Tari has managed relations with governments, embassies, companies and nonprofits through her experience at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in London. Her background also includes working in the Communications Department of the United Nations Agency for tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and consulting on various projects related to sustainable destinations - especially cities.
Membership Executive - USA & Canada
George had an extensive corporate career with Somfy International. George is a LEED AP and has been a member of the Canadian & US Green Building Council since their beginnings. He worked with design teams on net-zero building concepts, sourcing cradle-to-cradle products for the built environment and promoting circular economy design and process concepts to the manufacturing sector.
Flavia is a consultant in Sustainability Strategy for private and public organizations. I am passionate about how well-coordinated collaboration can achieve great results in the fight for Climate Change. My expertise is to align organizations’ strategies with high environmental and social objectives and to support their transition to the circular economy.
Gina is a passionate advocate for the Circular Economy and consults corporations, NGO’s, and individuals on how to create true sustainable impact. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and has over a decade of experience working in CSR and Social Impact with organizations including the Schwarz Group, Aspen Institute, and the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.
Global CE Database Coordinator
Inna has over 7 years of experience as an executive advisor, innovations and change manager. She is a Circulab Certified Consultant, enabling organisations to understand the dynamics of the circular economy. Inna has led strategic consultancy projects for top-level companies in Consumer Healthcare and FMCG and has successfully conducted innovation incubators in Paris, Singapore, Miami and London.
Jhon is a sustainable supply chain freelance, supporting businesses with a positive impact in nature. He studied Industrial Engineering in Colombia. His experience includes working in different Supply Chain roles in consumer goods and Technology companies in Latin America and UK and working for Terracycle.
Rodrigo is an architect and construction manager currently working as a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Sales Expert at Bionova Ltd. Rodrigo worked for over 9 years as an architect and construction manager. His interest in sustainability led him to pursue a doctoral degree where he focused in LCA for the built environment.
Brune de Saint Germain
Brune holds a Masters in International Business and has over 3 years of experience in corporations. She was determined to understand how to make companies embrace the circular economy, and thus started meeting professionals working in the field, doing MOOCs and volunteering in Zero Waste House, Paris.
Justine is the Property Project Manager for the Lycée français Charles de Gaulle in London and has been a junior consultant for the French Ministry of Defense to work on the handover period of their new headquarters building in Paris. Justine has a degree in Urban Systems Management with a specialisation in Environmental Development.
Neil brings his experience as a researcher at the Environmental Action Group in Taiwan to the Club in order to gather the information needed by members and readers. He supported the development of combined technologies of remote aerial vehicles, Pix4D, QGIS and 3D model within field research, designed to collect basic data and further monitor transition of designated areas.
Circular Fashion Social Media Specialist
A trilingual Social Media specialist and an accomplished Graphic Designer with a solid understanding of how each social media channels works and how to optimize content so that it is engaging on those channels. Competent at creatively handling various social media marketing tools, such as trending social networking sites, video feeds and blogs.
Dr. David Greenfield
External Affairs - Europe
David set up SOENECS, an independent environmental research and innovation practice in 2014 following 15 years in leadership roles in local and regional government. David is the non-executive Director of CIWM enterprises, Trustee and Director of Freegle, Chair of the ICE Resource Management Panel, Government Adviser to DEFRA and MHCLG and advisor and past chair to the National Waste Network Chairs (WNC).
Ronald Isaac Lutakome
Membership Executive - Africa
CEC Organizers Coordinator
Patricia is a Customer Excellence Manager (and researcher) and completed a Masters in Globalisation, Business and Development at the University of Sussex. Patricia was introduced to the concept of the CE within her masters, and was immediately engaged at the viability of the concept, and the win-win between the private sector and development agendas.
Membership Executive - India
Joanne has a diverse background in the field of sustainability across business and non-profit sectors, with expertise including sustainability reporting, project management, stakeholder engagement, resource development and communications. She holds an MBA from Boston University and is currently involved in various initiatives around the Circular Economy.
Kora enjoys over a decade of interdisciplinary, international experience in communications. Her experience includes creation of a nationally recognised process for developing strategic partnership communications; establishing corporate partnerships in charitable environment; and leading a global advocacy network in scholarly communications.