The Team



Ashima Sukhdev

Ashima Sukhdev

Programs Lead - North America


Role at the Foundation

Ashima is the North America Programs Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, leading on the delivery of the Foundation’s global programs in the US and Canada. Prior to this, Ashima led the Government & Cities Programme, engaging national, regional, and city governments in the transition towards a circular economy. Ashima joined the Foundation in 2015 as a Project Manager, and worked on a number of reports and initiatives, including Growth Within: a circular economy vision for a competitive Europe. She was also seconded to the World Economic Forum to support the development of their circular economy initiative.


Prior to joining the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Ashima worked with the Strategy & Operations group of Deloitte Consulting in New York. Ashima graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Economics and minored in Sustainability & Environmental Management. Ashima has lived and worked across India, Singapore, the UK and the US.

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