Information about the CEC Mentors program

Could you help circular projects and/or entrepreneurs develop and grow? Be willing to guide them along their journey, provide expert support and guidance? Read more…


Adrián Velasco

CEC Mentor

Adrián is Project Director and Business Developer in Escato and Circular Economy Associate Consultant in Ix Agency. Read more…

Ana Maria Leal

CEC Mentor

Ana María Leal is a Sustainability – Ecodesign Consultant based in New York. Read more…


Alessandra Ciarnò

CEC Circular Fashion Mentor

Alessandra Ciarnò has extensive experience in the fashion supply chain, specially in sourcing and procurement, raw materials and vendors management. Read more…

Alex Lemille

CEC Circular Impact & Value Mentor

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


Alice Beyer Schuch

CEC Circular Fashion Mentor

Alice Beyer Schuch has over 15 years experience in the fashion industry. Founder of Cirkla Modo and co-founder of the Brazilian consultancy ES-fashion. Online tutor in SlowFashionNext. Read more…


Brieuc Saffré

CEC Mentor

With a Business Designer background, Brieuc Saffré co-founded Wiithaa & the Circulab network. Read more…


Carlos León

CEC Mentor

Carlos León is a Partner of Group 381 and the Founder of Sustainn, a circular economy consultancy based in Spain. Read more…


Catherine Weetman

CEC Mentor

Catherine Weetman, author of ‘A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains’ (published by Kogan Page), helps organisations in the UK develop future-fit strategies. Read more…


Daniel Gomez

CEC Mentor

Daniel Gomez, MSc in Environmental Engineering, is the Director of the Circular Economy Hub in Colombia. Read more…


Daniel Newton

CEC Mentor

Daniel Newton is a Sustainability Strategy Consultant at Accenture. Daniel is currently the Program Manager for The Circulars, the world’s premier circular economy awards program. Read more…


David Greenfield

CEC Mentor & CEC London Organiser

David Greenfield is the Managing Director of SOENECS Ltd (SOcial, ENvironmental & EConomic Solutions). Read more…



Gabriella Gyori

CEC Freiburg Organiser & CEC Procurement Mentor

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


Gozde Taskin

CEC Circular Fashion Mentor

Gozde founded the sustainable women’s wear brand, Rakha, in 2011 and created the charity Rakha PEOPLE to help train disadvantaged women communities in sustainable and circular garment making. Read more…


Jasmien Wynants

CEC Circular Fashion Mentor

Jasmien is Project Manager at Flanders District of Creativity and launched the online guide for circular fashion: Close The Loop. Read more…


Jose Alejandro Martínez Sepúlveda

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…


Kevin de Cuba

CEC Circular Policies Mentor

Kevin de Cuba is the Director of the Americas Sustainable Development Foundation (ASDF), Senior Fellow at Worldwatch Institute and Chair of the Circular Economy Platform of the Americas. Read more…


Liz Dillingham

CEC Circular Fashion Mentor

Liz Dillingham is a Sustainability Fashion Consultant and Fashion lecturer. She currently mentors emerging fashion designers and businesses in most areas of circular fashion. Read more…


Monica Pena Galan

CEC Mentor

Monica started researching about closed loop solutions in 2006 and has vast experience in identifying circular solutions and helping companies implement them in her role as Sustainability Advisor. Read more…


Peter Desmond

CEC Mentor

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…


Ricardo Weigend

CEC Mentor

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…


Richard James MacCowan

CEC Mentor & CEC York Organiser

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



Susanne Yvonne Karcher

CEC Mentor

Susanne Yvonne Karcher is an Environmental Consultant and MSc. Chemical Engineering. Read more…