Manager of Circular Economy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in Geneva, Switzerland
Responsible for delivery of the ‘Practitioner Guide to the Circular Economy’ & ‘8 Business Cases to the Circular Economy’
Prior to WBCSD, Brendan worked at Office Depot and Walt Disney Imagineering on renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, life cycle assessment and life cycle costing. He was also a green building consultant in his hometown of Los Angeles, California where he managed the LEED certification of over 15 projects.
Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
Founder of The UnSchool of Disruptive Design, New York based Disrupt Design and Melbourne based Eco Innovators.
United Nations’ Champion of the Earth
Leyla’s award winning design works span a variety of locations, fields and mediums and is driven by the agenda to effect, create, and see positive social and sustainability change in the world.
Her unique and thought provoking perspective on sustainability and innovation has led to her TED talk, “Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore”, having over 1 million views, the most of any sustainability-based talk on the platform.
Director – Performance Packaging, NatureWorks LLC
Two times Industry Chair of the Plastics Industry Associations Bioplastics Division
Past co-chair of the Washington based (BIO) Biotechnology Industry Organization’s bio-based products working group
Steve is responsible for the Performance Packaging Business at NatureWorks. He regularly represents the broader bioplastics industry, providing audiences a provocative perspective on functional materials innovation to a range of audiences that spans from manufacturers, to trade associations, consumer brands, and policy makers.
Dr. Sirikul Laukaikul
Head of Sustainable Brands Thailand
Founder of BrandBeing Consultant Co., Ltd.
Author, TV Host, Lecturer
Dr. Sirikul Laukaikul (Nui) established her own consulting firm after working for global corporations for nearly twenty years. The mission of her firm is to be a small but competent strategic advisory company with the aim of working with Thai clients who truly believe in sustainable branding and systematic methodology. Her approach to developing brand strategy is based upon the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy.
Chief Strategy Officer at Impossible Foods Inc.
MBA Stanford University Graduate School of Business (2011)
M.S. in Environment and Resources from the Stanford School of Earth Sciences.
B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota
Nick Halla joined Impossible Foods as its first employee and has helped build the company from the ground up. Nick leads corporate strategy and business development.
Before joining Impossible, Nick was an expert in food commercialization at General Mills, where he developed and launched several new product lines and designed large-scale food manufacturing systems. He also has experience in agriculture, having grown up on a family dairy farm, and commercializing new technologies such as solar, energy storage and biofuels.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University
Principal Engineer at Digital Appliances R&D Team at Samsung Electronics
Huh Yong has been leading innovations within the Samsung Electronics R&D team of Digital Appliance Division since 2008.
Innovations Huh was involved in throughout this period include a number of firsts. These include being the first in Asia to apply shrink wrapping to large electronics which at the time achieved packaging waste reduction of over 50% compared to existing packages.
The reuse packaging applied to home appliances was also a world first and led to awards and recognition from KOREA STAR, ASIA STAR, and WORLD STAR.
Professional at Compliance/Environment Team of
Product Testing Laboratory of LG Electronics
Mr. Ko has worked for the past 12 years in the electronic industry sector with LG Electronics working on various environmental regulations such as EU RoHS and REACH. Recently, he is actively promoting waste recycling and greater resource efficiency in accordance with the circular economic paradigm emerging in advanced countries. He won the ‘Minister's Award for Environmental Excellence’ prize at the Global Green Management Excellence Awards Ceremony for his contribution to the protection of the environment in 2017 and lead the way for LG electronics to contribute to a more sustainable product development process.
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