About

Meet the team

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With individuals and organisations across Europe, and a core staff team based in Brussels (Belgium), Zero Waste Europe works tirelessly towards meaningful impact and a truly circular economy in Europe.
Our different backgrounds and walks of life all converge on our common mission – to create a circular, fairer, just, waste-free future for all.

Joan Marc Simon

Executive Director

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Esra Tat

Associate Director

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Katleen Verhelle

Operations Director

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Mariel Vilella

Global Strategy Director

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Caroline Cullière

New Financing Models Coordinator

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Delphine Lévi Alvarès

Coordinator of Break Free From Plastic Europe and Rethink Plastic alliance

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Justine Maillot

Policy Coordinator of Rethink Plastic alliance and Break Free From Plastic Europe

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Niamh Cullen

Communications Coordinator of the Rethink Plastic alliance

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Bethany Keeley

Europe Communications Officer for Break Free From Plastic

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Janek Vähk

Climate, Energy, and Air Pollution Programme Coordinator

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Nathan Dufour

Consumption & Production Programme Coordinator

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Larissa Copello

Consumption & Production Campaigner

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Dorota Napierska

Policy Officer on Toxic-Free Consumption & Production

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Jack McQuibban

Cities & Communities Programme Coordinator

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Pierre Condamine

Waste Policy Officer

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Kaisa Karjalainen

Coordinator of the Mission Zero Academy

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Chiara Padovani

Digital Marketing and Communications Officer of the Mission Zero Academy

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Ana Oliveira

Communications Coordinator

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Theresa Bonnici

Communications Officer

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Berta Corredor

Press Officer

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Iveta Cadrova

Membership Coordination Officer

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Desi Borisova

Finance Officer

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Heli Pärna

Grants & Operations Officer

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Alexandra Clipa

Admin Assistant

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Rossano Ercolini

President of the Board

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Xiaowei Liu, Operations Manager

Xiaowei Liu

Treasurer

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Huub Scheele

Secretary

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Elena Rastei

Board Member

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Antigone Dalamaga

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Enzo Favoino

Chair of the Scientific Committee

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