Jack Barrie is an expert on the circular economy and holds a PhD (University of Strathclyde) on circular economy innovation policy.
In his current role, Jack leads pioneering research examining the intersections between the circular economy and international trade, geopolitics, finance (including green taxonomies) and the UN’s SDGs. He works on a range of different global projects including circular value chains with the European Commission and sustainable manufacturing with UNCTAD. He sits on a team of specialists advising UNECE on the circular economy. He is also a Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland member.
He has worked in a technical capacity on a range of radical sustainable technologies across Europe, Africa and Asia including solar home systems, airborne wind energy systems and desalination plants.