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Circle Economy makes sure to develop its methodologies, datasets and the narratives extracted from the analyses in close collaboration with a group of knowledge partners from academia and research institutes that form the scientific committee.

Participating organisations are consulted on a regular basis through multiple channels and include the World Resources Institute (WRI), The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), The International Resource Panel (IRP), Institute of Environmental Sciences at the University of Leiden (CML), Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL), The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) and Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
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Current Participants

Janez
Janez Potočnik
Former European Commissioner
Janez
Janez Potočnik
Former European Commissioner
Harald Friedl
CEO
Christoph Scharff
CEO
Carolina Schmidt
Minister for the Environment
David B. McGinty
Global Director
Cristianne Close
Leader
Mukhisa Kituyi
Secretary - General
Rachna Arora
Deputy Team Leader & Coordinator
Johann Fellner
Professor and Head
Marion Huber-Humer
Professor
Helmut Rechberger
Professor and Head of Research Center for Waste and Resource Management at TU Wien, Vice Chair Circular Economy Coalition for Europe (CEC4Europe)
Monika Mörth
Managing Director
Harald Mahrer
President
Elisabeth Köstinger
Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Austria
Gino van Begin
Secretary General
Gino van Begin
Secretary General
Dr. Kirsten Dunlop
CEO
Anders Wijkman
Chairman of the Governing Board and Former Co-president
Anders Wijkman
Chairman of the Governing Board and Former Co-president
Holger Schmid
Director of the Sustainable Economy Programme
Pascal Eveillard
Director Sustainable Construction
Pamela Coke-Hamilton
Director Trade and Commodities
Samir Saran
President
James Drinkwater
Director Europe
Roy Antink
SVP, International Policy Coordination, Sustainability
Martijn Lopes Cardozo
CEO (former)
Ken Webster
Researcher and Associate
Marieke van Doorninck
Deputy Mayor Sustainability and Urban Development
Mark Watts
Executive Director
Mark Watts
Executive Director
Kees van Dijkhuizen
CEO
Prof.dr. Louise E.M. Vet
Director, Carbon-Neutral Circular Economy
Peter Lacy
Global Managing Director - Growth, Strategy & Sustainability, Author of "Waste to wealth"
Prof.dr. Arnold Tukker
Scientific Director and Head of the Department of Industrial Ecology, Institute of Environmental Sciences (CLM)
Dr. Mari Pantsar
Director, Carbon-Neutral Circular Economy
Dr. Mari Pantsar
Director, Carbon-Neutral Circular Economy
Isabelle Durant
Deputy Secretary-General
Martin Frick
Senior Director
Naomi Ishii
CEO and Chairperson, co-chair of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy
Naomi Ishii
CEO and Chairperson, co-chair of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy
Achim Steiner
Administrator
Achim Steiner
Administrator
Abdeluheb Choho
Deputy Mayor
Dr. Andrew Steer
President and CEO
Feike Sijbesma
CEO and Co-chair of PACE
Feike Sijbesma
CEO and Co-chair of PACE
Feike Sijbesma
CEO and Co-chair of PACE
Dominic Waughray
Head of Public-Private Partnership, Member of the Executive Committee
Dominic Waughray
Head of Public-Private Partnership, Member of the Executive Committee
Jyrki Katainen
Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
Jyrki Katainen
Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
Kate Raworth
Author of the book "Doughnut Economics" and Senior Visiting Research Associate
Kate Raworth
Author of the book "Doughnut Economics" and Senior Visiting Research Associate
Dr. Willi Haas
Social Ecologist
Dr. Willi Haas
Social Ecologist
Frans van Houten
CEO and Co-chair of PACE
Frans van Houten
CEO and Co-chair of PACE
Frans van Houten
CEO and Co-chair of PACE
Peter Bakker
President and CEO
Peter Bakker
President and CEO
Peter Bakker
President and CEO