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Systemic Initiatives

Rob Opsomer

Rob Opsomer

Lead, Systemic Initiatives

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Role at the Foundation

Rob leads the Foundation's Systemic Initiatives, which include the New Plastics Economy initiative, the Circular Fibres Initiative, and Cities and the Circular Economy for Food. Taking a global, cross-sectoral approach to material flows, these initiatives bring together organisations from across value chains to tackle systemic stalemates that cannot be overcome in isolation.

Background:

Before arriving at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Rob worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was an Engagement Manager. A computer scientist by training, Rob also holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management