Honorary Presidency

SINCE ITS FOUNDATION UNTIL FEBRUARY 2016: CARLOS MARTÍNEZ ORGADO.

Industrial Engineer

  • Since its foundation until february 2016 Honorary President  of the Circular Economy Foundation
  • Member of the Administration Board of ACR+ (Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable resource management).
  • Member of the Administration Board of the Internacional Waste Working Group (IWWG).
  • Member of Worldwide Organization ORBIT (specialized in organic waste usage and compost)
  • Resource Recovery Forum (RRF) Member.
  • Waste Management Magazine Board Member.
  BACKGROUND
  • Working as a consultant Mr. Martínez put together in 1988 the National Plan on Industrial Waste for the Spanish Administration, and collaborated in the reflexion of diverse Community Directives.
  • Cerdá´s Institute Project Manager
  • Management Director of Madrid´s Environmental Agency.
  • Waste Management Director of State-Owned Enterprise EMGRISA
  • General Director of STU, Urban and Industrial Waste Management Enterprise of Entrecanales Group.
  • CER (Spanish Waste Club) Executive Director.
  • President of ISR (Resource Sustainability Institute). 
  • Representative of the Ministry of Industry in the European Recycling Forum.
  • Member of diverse European Commission work groups about:
    • - IPP Integrated Product Policy.

      - Product´s life-cycle Analysis.

      - Soil Thematic Strategy.

      - Economic Instruments for Prevention and Recycling of Waste.

      - Use of Organic Matter.

FROM FEBRUARY 2016 TO APRIL 2018: JEAN PIERRE HANNEQUART.

Degree in European Law from the University of Liège.

  • From February 2016 to April 2018 Honorary President of the Foundation for the Circular Economy (FEC).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Cities and Regions for the Recycling and Sustainable Management of Resources (ACR +).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the International Waste Working Group (IWWG).
  • Member of the World Organization ORBIT (specialized in the use of organic matter and the compost product).
  • Member of the Resource Recovery Forum (RRF).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Waste Management Magazine.
  BACKGROUND
  • Professor of international law in Algeria.
  • Researcher at the Center for European Studies of the University of Louvain-La-Neuve and at the European Institute of Environmental Policy.
  • General Director of the Brussels Institute for Environmental Management.
  • Founder of the Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management (ACR +).
  • Professor at Brussels University.