Kristin Hughes - WCEF2022 Speaker

Kristin Hughes

Director of Resource Circularity, Centre for Nature and Climate, World Economic Forum

Kristin Hughes is the director of the resource circularity pillar and a member of the World Economic Forum’s executive committee. She also leads the Global Plastic Action Partnership, a public-private partnership that aims to shape a more sustainable and inclusive world through the eradication of plastic pollution. 

Over the past twenty years Hughes has represented companies and governments in driving complex global programs focusing on sustainability, economic development, gender equity and stakeholder engagement. Focusing an approach that addresses both social and environmental impact throughout her experience, Hughes has addressed the needs of those working in a number of industry supply chains, improving working conditions in factories and remediating human rights atrocities while designing sustainable, environmentally focused strategies for companies’ approach to their business models.