The Team



Bart Lahcen

Bart Lahcen

Editor, Systemic Initiatives

Role at the Foundation

As Editor for Systemic Initiatives, Bart is responsible for editing and proofreading documents produced by the New Plastics Economy, Make Fashion Circular, and Cities and the Circular Economy for Food, and for producing written content (articles, press releases, and speeches) to be used across the Foundation’s communications.


Before joining the Foundation, Bart worked as Sales Planner for BMW Belux and as Intern and Programme Assistant for the United Nations’ Habitat III Conference and World Urban Forum 9. Through his studies in Economics (University of Antwerp) and International Planning (University College London), he was able to substantiate his interest in sustainable development and cities. In his spare time, Bart enjoys reading, outdoors activities, and discovering new places across the globe.