City Organisers

Information about the CEC City Organisers

Apply to become the CEC City Organiser if you would like to lead the transition towards a #CircularEconomy in your city. Read more…

Alex Lemille

CEC Lille Organiser - France

Alex Lemille is a CEC Mentor and the Founder of Wizeimpact and Co-Founder of the African Circular Economy Network. Read more…


Brendon Rowen

CEC Glasgow Organiser - UK

Brendon Rowen is the Director & Co-Founder of Cradle to Cradle® Marketplace and heads the Cradle to Cradle® Design Consultancy division. Read more…



David Greenfield & Linda O'Halloran

CEC London Organisers - UK

Dr David Greenfield is the Managing Director of SOENECS Ltd (SOcial, ENvironmental & EConomic Solutions). Linda O'Halloran is a member of the Smart London Board, which advises the Mayor of London on Smart City Policy. Read more…



Gabriella Gyori

CEC Freiburg Organiser - Germany

Gabriella is the Procurement Category Manager at Vitra. She specialises in circular procurement. Read more…


Justine Laurent

CEC Paris Organiser- France

Justine is associate at Wiithaa, the first french design agency dedicated to the Circular economy. She is working on developing the Circulab, Read more…



Jose Alejandro Martínez Sepúlveda

CEC Universidad EAN Organiser and CEC Mentor

Alejandro Martínez is the Sustainability Department Director of the Institute for the Sustainable Entrepreneurship of Universidad EAN, and has over 8 years experience in the sustainability and Circular Economy arena in Colombia. Read more…

Kamlesh Pathak

CEC New Delhi Organiser- India

Kamlesh is based in New Delhi, and he is responsible for pursuing the agenda and programme on circular economy with mandate from CEC in the city in the context of National policies and programmes. Read more…



Narasingha Panigrahi

CEC Bhubaneswar Organiser - India

Narasingha is an Electrical Engineer by education, a software engineer by profession and a waste management practitioner by choice. Read more…


Mariam Zabakhidze

Mariam Zabakhidze- CEC Tiblisi Organiser

Mariam has recently graduated from Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, where she obtained her MA degree in Globalisation, Business and Development. During her studies she… Read more…


Pablo Benavides

Pablo Benavides- CEC Buenos Aires Organiser

Pablo works as an independent consultant and Thinking Partner in Sustainable Communication. He teams up with companies, Read more…



Paul Visigah

CEC Port Harcourt Organiser - Nigeria

Paul is a Urban planner working on the Secondary Cities project for promoting Urban resilience in Developing Cities, supported by the US Department of State, ESRI and the Office of the Geographer for the US. Read more…


Peter Desmond

CEC Brighton & Hove Organiser - UK

Peter Desmond is the CEO of Growth International and the Co-Founder of the African Circular Economy Network, he helps SMEs in their transition towards a circular economy. Read more…


Richard James MacCowan

CEC York Organiser - UK

Richard is a designer and the Founder of innovation lab Biomimicry UK, and CEO of equine technology startup Smart Stable Limited. Read more…



Ricardo Weigend

CEC Mexico DF Organiser - Mexico

Ricardo works as the Circular Economy Business Developer of ECOR in México. Ricardo previously worked in HEINEKEN-México for 10 years, mainly in supply chain responsibilities. Read more…


Shaun Deverson

CEC Newcastle Organiser - AUSTRALIA

Shaun owns and manages a consulting firm called ‘Lighthouse Road’ where they specialise in Leadership, Sustainability and Complexity. Read more…