Carol Lemmens

Global Advisory Services Leader, ARUP

About Speaker

Carol leads Arup’s global Advisory Services business and spearheads Arup’s circular economy work. He was instrumental in developing Arup’s position paper to define the circular economy in the context of the built environment. Up until earlier this year, Carol co-ordinated Arup’s work as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s (EMF) knowledge partner for the built environment. The partnership enables the Foundation and Arup to work together to develop circular economy principles across cities, transport, energy and water. Carol has been involved in research projects with EMF to scope a circular economy vision for India and China. Carol regularly contributes to Circular Economy thought pieces, presentations and interviews globally.  Most notably, Carol was invited to give a keynote address to the United Nations General Assembly at their Circular Economy event, in October 2018 He continues to work to raise the awareness of the circular economy approach from general first principles to practice by identifying the many challenges, enablers and opportunities available to Arup and others in making the circular economy a reality.

Events

Wednesday

16:00 16 September 2020