Speakers

Circular City Week is an opportunity to meet and learn from circular pioneer, international frontrunners, local champions and innovative business professionals. 

Below overview is a guide to which event they will be speaking at. More speakers will be publicized as the different event host are ready with their full lineup. 

Pioneer Partners

John Lochner

Vice President of Innovation

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Event: Closing Celebration

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Tom Kennedy

Principle & Circular Economy Lead

Arup

Event: Closing Celebration

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Michael Plaster

Executive Vice President & Lead Business Manager, Electrification

ABB US

Event: Closing Celebration

Speakers

Anastasia Plakias

Co-Founder

Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farms

Event: A Conscious Kitchen

Ben Kogan

Founder

Reusable Solutions

Event: Zero Waste Showcase for Business

Cheryl Smyre

Director of Advanced Materials

Parkdale Mills

Event: Textile-to-Textile Circularity

Denis Hayes

CEO

Bullitt Foundation

Event:The Big Interview: Denis Hayes

Faith Legendre

Circular Economy Solutions Strategist

Event: Launch of the OSC

Jessica Schreiber

Founder 

FABSCRAP

Event: Textile Waste with FABSCRAP

John Elkington

Founder and Chief Pollinator

Volans

Event: Inclusive Circular City Design

Kellan Stanner

Compost Operations Coordinator

The Lower East Side Ecology Center

Event: LES Ecology Center Tour

Laurence Carr

CEO

Laurence Carr Inc.

Event: The State of Circular Practices 

Mike Newman

CEO

Returnity

Event: Zero Waste Showcase for Business

Peter Perrault

Senior Manager of Circular Economy Enel Group

Event: Inclusive Circular City Design

Nina Goodrich

Executive Director

SPC, GreenBlue

Event: The Big Interview

Rich Grousset

Senior Vice President

Business Development at Re:Dish

Event: Dishwasher Roles are Green Jobs

Susan Inglis

Executive Director

The Sustainable Furnishing Council

Event: The State of Circular Practices 

Tricia Carey

Director of Global Business Development

Lenzing Group

Event: Textile-to-Textile Circularity

Walter Brigham

Senior Business Development Manager

Lenzing Group

Event: The State of Circular Practices 

Anoop Nannra

Chair

Open Sustainability Collaborative 

Event: Launch of the OSC

Bridget Croke

Managing Director

Closed Loop Partners

Event: Inclusive Circular City Design

Cody Irwin

Founder

ShareWares

Event: Launch of the OSC

Eliza Edge

Co-Founder

Cahoots Co

Event: The Life of Jeans

Jason Phillips

Vice President

Phillips Collection

Event: The State of Circular Practices

Tanya Woods

General Council 

Hut 8 Mining Group 

Event: Launch of the OSC

Kara Napolitano

Education and Outreach Coordinator

Sims Municipal Recycling

Event: Tour of Sims Municipal Recycling

Kyle Jeremiah

Comm. and Community Engagement

Energy Vision

Event: 3rd Annual EGE

Lexi Schladenhauffen

Chief Experience Officer

1888 Mills

Event: Textile-to-Textile Circularity

Nick Johnson

Founder

Open Trash Lab

Event: The Circular Economy - The Role of Citizens

Peter Tzannes

Compost Operations Manager

The Lower East Side Ecology Center

Event: LES Ecology Center Tour

Rob Kaplan

CEO

Circulate Capital 

Event: The Big Interview: Rob Kaplan

Stephanie Erwin

Co-Founder 

Cahoots Co

Event: The Life of Jeans

Steven Usdan

Founder

Giotex

Event: Textile-to-Textile Circularity

Ursula Kaczmarek

Lead Researcher

Open Trash Lab

Event: The Circular Economy - The Role of Citizens

Anthony Rossi

VP of Global Business Development 

Loop

Event: Zero Waste Showcase for Business

Celeste McMickle

Director, TRUE Certification

US Green Building Council

Event: Zero Waste Showcase for Business

Deborah Nartey

Research Analyst

Footprints Africa

Event: What Can America Learn From Africa?

Eva Gladek

Founder & CEO

Metabolic

Event: Inclusive Circular City Design

Joanna Bingham

CEO

Footprints Africa

Event: What Can America Learn From Africa?

John Holm

VP of Strategic Initiatives

PYXERA Global

Event: Inclusive Circular City Design

Kate Kitchener

Chief of Staff Bureau of Recycling

NYC Department of Sanitation

Event: Textile-to-Textile Circularity

Larissa Lai

Community Development Researcher

MicroFood Hub

Event: 3rd Annual EGE

Lotte Breengaard

Program Director of Urban Partnerships

BLOXHUB

Event: Co-creating a Circular Campus

Mark Phillips

President

Phillips Collection

Event: The State of Circular Practices

Phil Vos

Program Director of Urban Partnerships

Energy Vision

Event: 3rd Annual EGE

Ricky Silver

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Daily Harvest

Event: 3rd Annual EGE

Samuel Pressman

Ecological Systems Designer

Natural Works

Event: 3rd Annual EGE

Sandra Goldmark

Associate Professor, Director of Campus Sustainability & Climate Action

Barnard College

Event: Co-creating a Circular Campus

Ushma Pandya

Co-Founder & Partner 

Think Zero

Event: Dishwasher Roles are Green Jobs

Urban Future Lab

370 Jay Street

Brooklyn, NY-11201

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