Million tonnes wasted2012
An enormous amount of plastic is thrown away worldwide.
Percent was recycled2012
The vast majority of plastic waste was burnt or buried.
Billion more people2050
This will place massive pressure on a struggling waste system.
(Sources: Powry, PlasticsEurope, PIE, PRB, EPA, UN)
Catherine is a Non-Executive Board Member at the UK Government's Cabinet Office and a Trustee for Cancer Research UK. She has previously worked as Group Strategy Director at Lloyds Banking Group, Executive Director of Human Resources at The Bank of England, and Chief Operating Officer at Apax Partners.
Alexander invented the technology and commercial strategy, with a vision for everyone to realise the value of their waste. He has also been an Innovation & Strategy Consultant for new ventures, and graduated with a 1st in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the Durham University.
Anthony is Chief Technology Officer of Jaguar Land Rover He has previously held a number of senior positions at Vodafone, prior to which he worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers PLC.
Winston is Managing Director at TowerBrook Capital Partners. He was previously Executive Chairman of Office Tiger, which successfully broke open international business process outsourcing and exited for $250m.
Strategy Director, Building Futures Group at Building Research Establishment and Trustee, Reuseful UK. Previously Director of Resource Eﬃciency, Building Research Establishment.
After an investment banking career in London, Rio, and New York with Morgan Grenfell and Henry Ansbacher, Hylton has spent the last 25 years providing corporate finance assistance to environmentally beneficial enterprises. He is also a Founder-Director of one of the most successful recycling and renewable energy companies in the UK
Darren manages Principal Customer Success for EMEA at Salesforce.com. He was previously Operations Director at the insurance group Verex, and Founder-COO and Sales Director of Agile Media, which grew to be a £50m BT Plc business.
Paul is CEO of CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), where he works with companies and investors holding a combined $100 trillion in assets to reduce and disclose carbon and environmental risk. Paul has a background in M&A, advises The Guardian and Oxford University, and has been a director of the Social Venture Network.
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