The Team


Systemic Initiatives

Sander Defruyt

Sander Defruyt

Lead, New Plastics Economy

Role at the Foundation

Sander leads the New Plastics Economy initiative, an ambitious, global initiative bringing together key stakeholders to rethink and redesign the future of plastics, starting with packaging.


Before joining the Foundation, Sander worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. During his period at McKinsey's Centre for Business and Environment he was part of the core team publishing the report, Growth Within: a circular economy vision for a competitive Europe. Sander has a background in mechanical engineering.

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