Experiences on the production and consumption model where we will share examples of value chain transformation in the industry.
City: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Date: Monday, April 18, 2022
Time: 16:00 - 17:20 EC
Language: English & Spanish
CEO PRECIOUS PLASTIC (Netherlands)
As Managing Director at Precious Plastic, Joseph is helping scale Precious Plastic's global community of local recycling workspaces into a network of financially sustainable small businesses turning plastic waste into beautifully crafted products. He has spent the last 8 years in the public and private sector facilitating sustainable recycling and waste management practices.
Resident Representative, UNDP Ecuador
Matilde Mordt is Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Ecuador. She has 30 years of experience in Latin America and the Caribbean and has worked with the United Nations, developmental banks and bilateral cooperation agencies. She holds a Ph.D. in Human and Economic Geography, a Masters in Business Administration and International Economics, and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR OF ESCUELA SUPERIOR POLITÉCNICA DEL LITORAL
She has a Master’s degree in Industrial Ecology from LEIDEN University and TU Delft in the Netherlands. Industrial Ecology is a science of sustainability, related to circular economy. She is director of the ESPOL Sustainability Program, as well as professor and researcher. She is a member of the Circular Economy Platform of the Americas. Since 2019, she has been working on the organization of the Guayaquil Circular event, an annual ESPOL event that spreads the circular economy from the academy. Currently works on circular economy research for the city of Guayaquil.
GENERAL MANAGER ENKADOR
He holds an Industrial Engineer degree and a masters in Project Engineering from Saint Etienne's National Superior School in France. His career trajectory includes being a part of France's Dassault Systèmes and Alstom Power teams, as well as Colombia's AGEMEX team.
HEAD OF CENTRO DE ECONOMÍA CIRCULAR
Jacinto Monserrate is the executive director of the Circular Economy Center of Ecuador and the non-for-profit initiatives Segius and Recoil; the managing the correct handling of tires, lubricant oil, and used containers. He has 20 years of experience in the study and implementation of sustainable projects that add merit to the organizations.