WCEF2022 Speaker - Michelle DeFreese

Michelle DeFreese

Senior Officer, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Michelle DeFreese is embedded with the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Rwanda and is the project manager for the Waste to Resources: Improving Municipal Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste in Rwanda initiative. She has completed the executive certificate from Cambridge Judge Business School in Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies and participated in the 2022 from linear to circularity workshop held in Kigali, Rwanda funded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Michelle has been with GGGI since 2017 and previously served as a Mickey Leland International Fellow in Morogoro, Tanzania.