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Speakers IdentiPlast 2017

Rob Opsomer

Lead, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, United Kingdom

Role at the Foundation
Rob Opsomer is leading the New Plastics Economy initiative, an ambitious, three-year initiative to build momentum towards a plastics system that works. Applying the principles of the circular economy, the initiative brings together key stakeholders to re-think and re-design the future of plastics, starting with packaging. Prior to the New Plastics Economy initiative, Rob led Project MainStream, and was the project manager for "Delivering the circular economy – a toolkit for policymakers".

Before arriving at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Rob worked for five years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was an Engagement Manager and focused on resource productivity and finance. A computer scientist by training, Rob also holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, where he focused on finance and sustainability.

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