Honorary Presidency

SINCE FEBRUARY 2016: JEAN PIERRE HANNEQUART.

Graduate in European Law, University of Liège.

  • Since ffrebuary de 2016 Honorary President  of the Circular Economy Foundation (FEC).
  • Former General Director of the Brussels Regional Environmental Administration.
  • Founding Member of the Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+).
  • Researcher at the Center for European Studies at the University of Louvain-La-Neuve and at the European Institute of Environmental Policy.
  • Conference teacher at Brussels University.
  PUBLICATIONS
  • LA POLITIQUE DE GESTION DES DÉCHETS(éd. schmidt verlag, Bonn, 1983)
  • EL DERECHO COMMUNITARIO EN MATERIA DE RESIDUOS (P.P.U., 1996)
  • EUROPEAN WASTE LAW (Kluwer Edition, 1998)
  • MUNICIPAL WASTE IN EUROPE: TOWARDS A EUROPEAN RECYCLING SOCIETY (Victoires Editions, 2009)

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.