Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, Everest Chair, is a world-renowned scholar at the National University of Singapore. He is the chair of Circular Economy Taskforce and Director of Center for Nanotechnology and Sustainability. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Springer NATURE Journal Materials Circular Economy. He is recognised among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds, and Top 1% Highly Cited Researchers in the world. He is a co-author of an award-winning book An Introduction to Circular Economy, and UNESCO Report Knowledge-driven Actions: Transforming Higher Education for Global Sustainability. He is a member of EPR Advisory Committee of Singapore Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE). He co-chairs the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advocacy Group at the Singapore Institute of Directors. He is a member of ISO technical committee on Circular Economy. He is the Chairman of Sustainable Manufacturing TC at IES, and Plastics Recycling Center of Excellence at PRAS. European Commission Director-General for Environment, Excellency Daniel Calleja Crespo said “Professor Seeram Ramakrishna should be praised for his personal engagement leading the reflections on how to develop a more sustainable future for all”. He received PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK; and the GMP training from Harvard University, USA.