The Team


Systemic Initiatives

Sara Wingstrand

Sara Wingstrand

Project Manager, New Plastics Economy

Role at the Foundation

Sara oversees the Foundation's innovation work within plastic packaging. Based on the principles of circular economy, she works with large corporates as well as emerging innovators from across the industry to rethink and redesign plastics packaging and drive momentum towards upstream solutions.

Most recently, Sara has been working on the publication called Reuse - Rethinking Packaging, that highlights and investigates the benefits of switching to reusable packaging from a business perspective.


Prior to joining the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Sara obtained her PhD in Polymer Physics at the Technical University of Denmark. She has a background in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and has studied in Denmark, Zürich, Canada, and Belgium.

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