Member, Generation Climate Initiative and Finance Program Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Michiel De Smet
Michiel De Smet leads the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's finance initiative, aiming to scale funding for the circular economy. As part of this work, he is a member of the E.U. Platform on Sustainable Finance, working on the E.U. taxonomy. Previously, he was a policy officer at the European Commission, where he worked on innovation and policies toward a circular economy for plastics. Earlier, he led the work on engaging policymakers and international institutions for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy initiative. He consulted management executives in the private sector while working at McKinsey & Company, as well as the social sector, through the On Purpose leadership program. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics and is also part of the Generation Climate Initiative.
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