The Team



Michael Oliveira - Mike

Michael Oliveira - Mike

Cities Activation Manager for Latin America

Role at the Foundation

Mike is Cities activation manager for Latin America, catalyzing the circular innovation to regenerate natural systems, and transforming key materials flows, to building more resilient and inclusive cities. Mike works in collaboration with multi-stakeholders from businesses, governments, and non-profits public and private sector to improve and demonstrate the transition from a linear into circular economy in Latin America.


Before joining the Foundation, Mike worked as a research and project coordinator, in innovation and sustainability, working in businesses and consumer good industries (Unilever, Natura) in academy (University of Sao Paulo, University of Alberta and University of Coimbra), and non-profits (Akatu's Institute). Mike holds a Masters in Sustainable Business and competitiveness, and Undergrad in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He loves to establish new connections with people by travelling around the world and deep diving into new cultures.

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