The Team


Systemic Initiatives

Sara Wingstrand

Sara Wingstrand

Research Analyst, New Plastics Economy

Role at the Foundation

As a Research Analyst within the New Plastics Economy team, Sara supports and facilitates the cross value chain dialogue and collaboration that explores ways for the industry to transition to a circular economy for plastics.


Prior to joining the Ellen MacArthur foundation in March 2018, Sara obtained her PhD in Polymer Physics at the Technical University of Denmark. Here she worked on connecting the micro-structure of solid and liquid polymers to their macroscopic mechanical properties. She has a background in Chemical and Biochemical engineering and has studied Denmark, Zürich, Canada and Belgium