Sven joined the Foundation in spring 2014 and has worked on various projects throughout different programmes and initiatives of the Foundation. Past projects include Circularity Indicators, the development of a circular economy e-learning solution for corporates, and the Foundation's project on Circular Economy in India. Most recently, Sven set up and lead the Circular Fibres Initiative (now called Make Fashion Circular), the Foundation's Systemic initiative to build a circular economy in the fashion and textiles industry.
Before joining the Foundation, Sven worked as a management consultant. Prior to this, Sven was a post-doctoral researcher working on mathematics and computational biology. He holds a PhD in mathematics.