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Sven Herrmann

Sven Herrmann

Lead, I&A


Role at the Foundation

Currently, Sven leads the Circular Fibres Initiative, the Foundations newest Systemic initiative on to build a circular economy for textiles, starting with clothing. Previously, he worked on various projects throughout different programmes and initiatives of the Foundation. Past projects include Circularity Indicators, an EU co-founded project developing the first circular economy metrics, the development of a circular economy e-learning solution for corporates and, most recently, the Foundation's project on Circular Economy in India. Sven also oversees the Foundation's contribution to the ResCoM project.


Before joining the Foundation, Sven worked as a management consultant. Prior to this, Sven was a post-doctoral researcher working on mathematics and computational biology. He holds a PhD in mathematics.