CEFA2017 Speakers

Kevin de Cuba

Director, ASDF

Founder and President, Circular Economy Platform of the Americas

(CEP-Americas), Dutch Kingdom

Alexandre Gobbo Fernandes

Co-Founder and Business Development Director, EPEA Brasil, Brazil

 Senior Circular Economy Specialist Fernandes & Rossetto Consultores

Jully Andrea Herrera

Lecturer and Circular Economy Researcher Jorge Tadeo Lozano University,  Colombia

 Octavio Torres Quintana

Co-Founder

Valopes

Colombia

Sandra Palacio-Vélez

School of Management

EAFIT University

Colombia

Nicola Cerantola

Founder and Director,

Ecologing,

Spain

Adriana Alzate

 Business Manager

National Cleaner Production Center of Colombia,

Colombia

Paulina Criollo Alvarez

 Industrial Ecology Consultant

Evolution Engineering,

Ecuador

Federico Gomez Guisoli

 Circular Economy Consultant

Mas Oxigeno / The Circulab

Argentina

Carlos Bernal Quintero

 Director

ZERI Foundation for Latin America

Colombia

Ignasi Cubiñá

 Founder and Director

Eco Intelligent Growth

Spain

William McDonough

 CEO

McDonough Innovation, and William McDonough & Partners Architects

United States

Dr. Keron Niles

Business Unit Manager,

Trinidad & Tobago

 Lecturer, Sustainable Green Economy Transition, Institute of International Relations at the University of the West 

Lorena Garcia Caicedo

 Program Manager, ASDF

Circular Economy Platform of the Americas, Colombia

Adrian Velasco Jácome

Project Director

Grupo Escato

Mexico

Mark Dorfman

Principle and Biomimicry 3.8 Chemist

Biomimicry Institute,

United States

Lewis Perkins

 

President

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

United States

Alexander Lemille

 Circular Economy 2.0 Lead

Founder WizeImpact

France

Carlos Poveda Galeano

 Business Manager Colombia

TNO Science and Innovation

The Netherlands

Daniela Gomez Caro

 Social Director

Bancalimentos

Colombia

Camilo Rojas

 Executive Principal, Environment and Climate Change Latin American Development Bank (CAF), Colombia

Claudia Bedoya

 Director of Productivity and Competitiveness

Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism, Colombia

Ken Alston

Senior Advisor

Circular Econoy Platform of the Americas, and Former CEO McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, United States

Alejandro Alvarez-Vanegas

Professor, Industrial Ecology, and Circular Economy at EAFIT University, Colombia

Ricardo Weigend

 

Circular Economy Business Developer ECOR, Mexico

Julian Kirchherr 

 Professor Sustainable Business and Innovation and Circular Economy

Utrecht University,

The Netherlands

Albina Ruiz Rios, PhD

 

Founder and President

Ciudad Saludable

Peru

Ken Webster

 Director of Innovation

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

United Kingdom

Cletus Springer

 Director, Sustainable Development Organization of American States (OAS)

St. Lucia

Marcela Godoy

 President

Sustainable Circular Consumers

Association (AdC Circular)

Chile

Garrett Scheffler

Former Ecovative Circular Economy, Product Development Manager, United States

Rob Oomen

C-Creators

The Netherlands

Lina Arbeláez

Manager, Poverty and Inequality

Reduction Area

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Colombia

Federico Apestegui

Innovation Officer

Smith MacArthur Circular Economy Fellow

Mesoamerica Investments

Costa Rica

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