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Michiel De Smet

Michiel De Smet

Project Manager, New Plastics Economy

Role at the Foundation

Within the New Plastics Economy team, Michiel De Smet leads the work on engaging policymakers and international institutions, and on increasing our knowledge base, in order to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy for plastics.


Before, Michiel consulted management executives in both private sector, working at McKinsey & Company, and social sector, through the OnPurpose leadership programme. He also has experience with fundamental research, holding a PhD in mathematical logic, and with the thrills of beekeeping.