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Sonja Wegge

Sonja Wegge

Project Manager, New Plastics Economy

Role at the Foundation

Sonja leads the Dialogue Mechanism work within the New Plastics Economy Initiative. The New Plastics Economy Initiative brings together key organisations from across the global plastics value chain to rethink and redesign the plastics system based on circular economy principles.


Having a background in Packaging Engineering, Sonja gained several years of hands-on industry experience between 2010 and 2015. In 2015, she embarked on a solo backpacking journey, taking her to countries like Ecuador, Colombia, Russia, Mongolia, and China, before she finally found a new home on the Isle of Wight in 2017.