2018 Speakers and moderators

Priyanka Bakaya
Renewlogy
Concurrent Session C: The Road from Plastics-to-Fuel to Chemical Recycling, organized by the American Chemistry Council

is the founder and CEO at Renewlogy, a firm dedicated to renewing all types of waste. Prior to Renewlogy, Bakaya worked at venture capital firms Accel Partners and Globespan Capital, as well as with DFJ-backed Attero Recycling. Bakaya has previously been selected as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a Lightspeed Venture Fellow and a Laureate for the Cartier Women’s Global Initiative. She has been named to the Fortune 40 under 40 Ones to Watch List and the Forbes 30 under 30 List in Energy.

Martin Baumann
Erema

Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash
is the vice president of sales for EREMA North America. Baumann joined EREMA in 2016 after working in a variety of positions at a Canadian injection molding systems manufacturer in key account management, business development and marketing. At EREMA, he is responsible for both the United States and Canada. 

Liz Bedard
APR
Concurrent Session A: Building Everyday Demand, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is the director of the rigid plastics recycling program at the Association of Plastic Recyclers. Bedard has over 40 years of experience in the solid waste management and recycling field. Prior to APR, she worked for 15 years as program director of a statewide recycling initiative in New Hampshire and was the founder and executive director of the Northeast Resource Recovery Association. Bedard is always searching for creative and sustainable ways to “dig deeper into the dumpster.”

Brent Bell
Waste Management
Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond

is the vice president of recycling at Waste Management. He has been in the waste industry for over 20 years and started at USA Waste, where he worked at the corporate offices during the USA/Waste Management merger in the late 1990s. Bell has held various positions in WM's recycling division and is currently the president of WM Recycle America. He is responsible for operations of 100-plus facilities and sales/marketing of 10 million tons of recyclables annually. 

Nina Bellucci Butler
More Recycling

Concurrent Session I: How to Optimize the Infrastructure, organized by More Recycling
is the CEO of More Recycling, the next generation of Moore Recycling Associates; its name is an intentional nod to its predecessor. More Recycling is a research and technology firm with a deep understanding of the recycling ecosystem, especially for plastics. With a focus on information analysis, More gathers the critical information to build the tools and programs for sustainable materials management. Butler has more than 17 years of experience in plastic recycling and has designed and implemented numerous programs and resources.

Kim Carswell
Target
Concurrent Session A: Building Everyday Demand, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is a director of packaging at Target, where she leads a gifted team of packaging engineers and drives efforts to advance sustainable packaging. She has been at Target for over 10 years and has over 25 years of packaging development experience. Prior to Target, Carswell was the director of packaging development at General Mills and the associate director of packaging at Kraft. 

Mike Centers
Titus MRF Services
Concurrent Session I: How to Optimize the Infrastructure, organized by More Recycling

is the founder of Titus MRF Services, an equipment and maintenance service company that supports the existing materials recovery facility (MRF) infrastructure. Centers is currently the acting CEO, CFO and president. Prior to starting Titus, Centers spent eight years with Strategic Materials, Inc, the largest glass recycler in North America, serving as senior vice president of the western region.

Chuck Clowdis
Trans-Logistics Group, Inc.
Concurrent Session E: The Business of Plastics Recycling
is the managing director of Trans-Logistics Group, Inc., a consultancy specializing in transportation, logistics and supply chain engagements. Clowdis leads TLG’s litigation support services as an expert opinion witness on a select basis to attorneys and law firms in the U.S. and Canada involving transportation entities’ administrative, sales/marketing, operations and contractual issues/disputes. Previously, Clowdis was the managing director-global transportation for IHS Markit's Economics and Country Risk division.

Craig Cookson
American Chemistry Council

Plenary Session I: Pinning Down Shifting Markets
is the senior director of recycling and energy recovery for the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council, a trade association representing the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. Cookson is responsible for leading the plastics division's strategic national initiatives to increase the recycling of plastics, advance opportunities for energy recovery and promote awareness of the role of plastics in providing sustainable solutions to society’s greatest challenges.

Kelly Cramer
Sustainable Packaging Coalition
Concurrent Session D: Solving for Quality and Quantity, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is senior manager at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and leads the How2Recycle program. She came to the Sustainable Packaging Coalition with an environmental law degree and experience in conservation and policy. Cramer is interested in using the art of strategy and analysis to creatively solve sustainability challenges within complex systems.

Bridget Croke
Closed Loop Partners

Plenary Session IV: Tangible Steps on Ocean Plastics
leads investor partnerships and communications at Closed Loop Partners. She has spent 15 years designing and building campaigns to motivate consumers to lead more sustainable lifestyles. Prior to Closed Loop, she held leadership roles with the myActions behavior change platform, social movement consultancy and incubator Purpose.com, and recycling rewards program Recyclebank. 

Timothy Dean
ExxonMobil
Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash

is a market developer within the Vistamaxx Performance Polymers group at ExxonMobil Chemical. Dean joined ExxonMobil Chemical in 1998 and has served in various roles in areas including process research, operations engineering, project execution and market development planning.

Sarah Dearman
Coca-Cola Company
Plenary Session III: Brand Owner Perspectives on PCR

is the sustainable packaging program director for the Coca-Cola Company in North America. She collaborates internally and externally to reduce the environmental footprint of Coca-Cola’s packaging through design, innovation and end-of-life solutions. Prior to joining Coca-Cola more than five years ago, Dearman worked on sustainability programs for the state of Georgia. She serves in advisory roles with several industry and community organizations including The Recycling Partnership, Closed Loop Fund and Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

Eric DesRoberts
Ocean Conservancy

Plenary Session IV: Tangible Steps on Ocean Plastics
is the manager of Ocean Conservancy’s Trash Free Seas Program. In this role, he works to empower citizen action, advance new science and engage industry leadership to achieve conservation goals related to marine debris. This includes working closely with the Trash Free Seas Alliance, a collaborative group of businesses, leading environmental organizations and academics. Prior, he was a project manager with GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

Dylan de Thomas
The Recycling Partnership
Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond

is vice president of industry collaboration for The Recycling Partnership, working with the team there to increase the quantity and quality of the curbside collected recyclables across the U.S. as well as working to boost the economic health of the recycling industry as a whole. Previous to joining the Partnership, he worked for Resource Recycling, Inc. for a decade, directing and producing editorial content for three publications and three conferences covering various aspects of the recycling industry.

Domenic Di Mondo
Green Mantra

Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash
is a chemist specializing in catalysis and polymer chemistry, with several publications and patents in this area. In his role at GreenMantra, Domenic is focused on driving innovation and market growth for products, applications and new intellectual property. He joined GreenMantra just after its inception in 2010 and led the development, scale up and commercialization of the company’s patented thermo-catalytic process for upcycling of hard-to-recycle plastics. 

Jocelyn Doucet
Pyrowave

Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash
is the co-founder and CEO of Pyrowave, a startup that brings a completely new approach to waste conversion. Additionally, Doucet is the founder of Kengtek, a consulting firm that help clients commercialize innovative ideas. Doucet’s quest for innovation is driven by the goal of finding more efficient uses of our natural resources. 

Michael Dungan
RES Polyflow

Concurrent Session C: The Road from Plastics-to-Fuel to Chemical Recycling, organized by the American Chemistry Council
joined the RES Polyflow business team in 2012 after serving the organization as an advisor and board member to the predecessor company. In his current role as director of feedstock development, Dungan is responsible for sourcing and securing raw material for RES Polyflow facilities. Prior to his service with the company, he served in senior management roles in purchasing and sales management at three Ohio-based corporations. Dungan also co-founded several startups including the award winning nationwide community reuse project ZeroLandfill and is the past chair of the Plastics-To-Fuel and Petrochemistry Alliance.  

Sanjay Dutta
Geo-Tech Polymers
Concurrent Session F: A New Auto-Plastic Avenue, organized by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

is the CEO of Geo-Tech Polymers, an AGNI International Family company. Geo-Tech Polymers provides solutions using proprietary green technologies for all grades of plastics. Dutta has held senior leadership roles in business development, supply chain, sales, operations planning and much more. He also led efforts to get the first U.S.-based Platinum LEED Certification in plastics manufacturing.                   

Tamsin Ettefagh
Envision Plastics
Plenary Session IV: Tangible Steps on Ocean Plastics

is the vice president of sales with Envision Plastics. She has over 28 years of experience in the areas of recycling and plastics recycling, and her responsibilities have included implementing a recycling collection program, running the recycling operations for a materials recovery facility and purchasing raw materials for plastics recycling companies. Additionally, she has experience in selling recycled resins for plastics recycling companies and consulting for agencies, banks and potential plastic manufacturers on market conditions.

Sergio Firpo
Azure Technologies
Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash

is the president of Azure Technologies, Inc., which provides cost-effective process solutions for the recycling industry. Azure designs and engineers systems, identifies and implements process improvements, and provides turnkey management services for the plastics recycling industry. Firpo has over 30 years experience and clients in North and South America, including Coca-Cola, Waste Management, Anheuser-Busch, Wellman Plastics, Eco-Emballages and Dart Container.

Chantal Fryer
South Carolina Department of Commerce
Concurrent Session G: Plastics Recycling Market Development, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is the senior program director of the recycling market development program at the South Carolina Department of Commerce. With 20 years of experience in state government, Fryer works to promote the positive economic development impact of recycling. She manages the South Carolina Recycling Market Development Advisory Council and ensures that top-notch business development and technical assistance are provided to the recycling industry in South Carolina. 

Kailin Fu
IHS Chemical
Plenary Session I: 
Pinning Down Shifting Markets
is a senior analyst in IHS Chemical’s plastics group, with focus on the polyolefins and engineering plastics market. Her prior experience includes working as a management analyst at Promontory, a financial consulting firm in Denver, and as a process engineer at an engineering design company. She joined IHS four years ago, primarily working on the firm's Global Plastics and Polymers Report and the Global Engineering Resins Report.

Solenne Brouard Gaillot
Polystyvert, Inc.
Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash

is the CEO and founder of Polystyvert Inc., a tech company for polystyrene recycling. Her dedication to sustainable development has led her to create a disruptive technology that is revolutionizing the PS market. Gaillot founded Polystyvert in 2011 from the ground up, putting together a dynamic team of technical and administrative experts. 

Nina Goodrich
GreenBlue

Concurrent Session C: Closing in on Circularity for Harder-to-Recover Plastics, organized by the American Chemistry Council
joined the sustainability nonprofit group GreenBlue in 2012 as executive director and director of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition. Prior to GreenBlue, she held leadership positions in research and development with Alcan Packaging, Amcor, The Guelph Food Technology Center and Magic Pantry Foods. She has a background in research and development management and has done graduate work in technology management and sustainability strategy. She speaks and writes frequently on the convergence of sustainability, innovation and technology.

Kim Holmes
Plastics Industry Association

Concurrent Session F: A New Auto-Plastic Avenue, organized by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
is vice president of sustainability for the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS). The sustainability team provides support for all sustainability and recycling related work undertaken by the councils and committees at PLASTICS. The association is committed to maximizing the recovery of all plastics, both post-industrial and post-consumer, and across all product categories. During her time at PLASTICS, Holmes has worked to develop the Zero Net Waste recognition program, sustainability benchmarking for the industry and a number of innovative recovery demonstration projects that are helping to cultivate new demand for recycled plastics.

Eddie Ingle
Unifi Manufacturing, Inc.

Concurrent Session I: How to Optimize the Infrastructure, organized by More Recycling
is vice president of supply chain and Repreve polymer sales at Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. He started his career in Unifi’s Irish operations and moved to Winston-Salem, N.C. in 1991 to work in Unifi’s U.S. operations. Ingle has had numerous roles and responsibilities since joining Unifi, including industrial engineering manager, ISO 9000 implementation manager, director of purchasing and logistics, and general manager of the nylon business. 

Dune Ives
Lonely Whale
Plenary Session IV: Tangible Steps on Ocean Plastics

is the executive director of Lonely Whale where she designs and leads change-making ocean conservation initiatives to address key drivers of environmental degradation and species decline. Her expertise in sustainability and environmental business issues across corporate, municipal, nonprofit and philanthropic institutions, coupled with a doctorate in psychology, allows for an innovative yet practical approach to resolving systemic challenges for our environment. Prior to joining Lonely Whale, Ives was the head of Paul Allen’s Vulcan Philanthropy.

Greg Janson
QRS, Inc. 

Concurrent Session A: Recycling Demand Champion Campaign, organized by APR
is the CEO of QRS, Inc. and Re-Poly LLC. He has been with QRS since 1998, formerly as chief operating officer and general manager. Greg also served as an active duty infantry officer for the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years.

Anne Johnson
Resource Recycling Systems

Concurrent Session G: Plastics Recycling Market Development, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers
is a principal and vice president of global corporate sustainability for RRS. She has more than 20 years of multidisciplinary experience working with global consumer product brands and manufacturers on sustainable product and packaging design and recovery, as well as corporate sustainability strategy and goal-setting. Johnson was key in developing RRS TruCycle, a packaging assessment that analyzes recyclability or compostability.

Billy Johnson
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

Concurrent Session E: The Business of Plastics Recycling
is the chief lobbyist for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). He is responsible for formulating and executing strategy to advance the scrap recycling industry’s policy priorities. Johnson leads ISRI’s efforts in Washington, D.C. toward the establishment of a bipartisan Congressional Recycling Caucus with the goal of advancing recycling issues on Capitol Hill. He is responsible for all aspects of ISRI’s political action activities and activating ISRI’s membership through a constituent-based grassroots advocacy program.

William Johnson
Ecopuro

Concurrent Session H: Innovative Tech in a Flash
is the co-owner and head of research and development for Ecopuro, a company that develops new technologies through advanced materials. Johnson has over 25 years of experience in R&D and has worked with NASA, the Pentagon, Boeing, Raytheon, Behr, Canon, Toyota and more. He has over 200 patents filed globally.

Tison Keel
IHS Chemical
Plenary Session I: Pinning Down Shifting Markets

is the senior director for PET, PTA, EO and derivatives at IHS Chemical. He joined the company in 2008, bringing over 30 years of in-depth industry experience in many products, with a focus on the customers and producers of the ethylene oxide and glycols product family. He leads the IHS Chemical PET Stream Report and the company's Global Ethylene Oxide & Glycol market services. He is also a major contributor to the Polyester World Analysis, the PTA/DMT World Analysis and EO & Glycols World Analysis. He works closely with the IHS Chemicals olefins, fibers, PET, and aromatics consultants in developing and supporting these important components of the olefins and aromatics value chains.

Darrell Kendall
RIOS
Concurrent Session G: Plastics Recycling Market Development, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is the executive director at RIOS. In this position, Kendall travels the world speaking about the value of management systems, and he works directly with processing facilities to assist them on their path to more responsible operation. Prior to his time at RIOS, Kendall worked in international development, managing higher education development projects funded by the U.S. State Department and private entities.

Pablo Leon
Fosimpe SL
Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond

is the Asia manager for Fosimpe SL, a global plastic collector and trader that has its headquarters and main warehouse in Segovia, Spain. Martinez was in charge of establishing Fosimpe SL’s Asia office in Shanghai in 2014 and has been driving its business expansion in Asia since then. During these years, he has led Fosimpe SL to become one of the most recognized plastics suppliers in the Chinese and Southeast Asian markets.

Jonathan Levy
ISRI

Concurrent Session F: A New Auto-Plastic Avenue, organized by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
is the director for member services with the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), a recycling trade group that provides advocacy, education and compliance training. ISRI builds public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, environmental protection and sustainable development. Levy is the staff lead for ISRI’s plastics efforts, serving as staff liaison to ISRI’s Plastics Division and works with members to develop tools and educational materials that help them run their facilities more efficiently.

Jean-Marc van Maren
CABKA Group
Concurrent Session A: Building Everyday Demand, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is the chief product officer of material handling at the CABKA Group. He has more than 25 years experience in the packaging industry and plastics. Prior to joining the CABKA Group, van Maren worked in management positions at several industry leaders, both in Europe and the U.S., including General Electric, LPR and Schoeller Arca.

Bruce Magnani
HMA
Concurrent Session G: Plastics Recycling Market Development, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is vice president of Houston Magnani and Associates (HMA), a government relations and advocacy firm. HMA represents a wide range of organizations and entities, including the California Nevada Cement Association, U.S. Borax/Rio Tinto Borates, California Precast Concrete Association, the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), and the East Bay Regional Park District. Mangani has over 25 years of government relations experience and served as legislative advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce.

Martha Marrapese
Wiley Rein LLP

Concurrent Session D: Solving for Quality and Quantity, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers
is a partner with Wiley Rein LLP,  working on environment, safety and consumer product regulation practices. Marrapese focuses on emerging technologies in the industrial chemicals, alternative energy, antimicrobial pesticides, plastic recycling and food sectors. She is a recognized authority on chemical regulation and premanufacture approval under the evolving Toxic Substances Control Act. Her involvement in the federal policy process regularly brings her before Congress and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of companies, consortia and trade associations.

Brian Moe
Agilyx

Concurrent Session C: Closing in on Circularity for Harder-to-Recover Plastics, organized by the American Chemistry Council
is the vice president of production and supply chain at Agilyx Corporation. Prior to joining Agilyx, he worked for 15 years in the tech industry for companies such as Sun Microsystems, Grass Valley and NEC. He has held leadership roles in quality, engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain management.

Patty Moore
SMMofCA

Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond
is the president of Sustainable Materials Management of California (SMMofCA), a consultancy that specializes in the management of environmental organizations. She is the founder of Moore Recycling Associates (now More Recycling) and a globally renowned expert on plastic recycling. Moore was a participant in a Department of Commerce trade trip to China in 1996 and has returned to the Asian nation many times with an eye toward better understanding the critical role played by China and other developing nations in worldwide recycling efforts. Moore has been published in numerous magazines and trade publications, and she has presented on plastics recycling throughout North and South America, Europe and China. 

Joel Morales
IHS Markit

Plenary Session I: Pinning Down Shifting Markets
is the senior director of polyolefins for North America at IHS Markit and is currently the service leader for the company's Global Plastics and Polymers Market Advisory service, which covers pricing, supply and demand analytics for six major resin categories across the globe. Recently, his role has been expanded to include polyolefins coverage for all of the Americas. Morales brings a processor’s perspective to IHS and has taken an active role in the continued development of the company’s global plastics services.

Scott Mouw
The Recycling Partnership
Concurrent Session D: Solving for Quality and Quantity, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is senior director of technical assistance for The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit group dedicated to improving the performance of the U.S. recycling system. Previously, Mouw directed North Carolina’s state recycling program, overseeing policies and programs to expand and enhance the recovery of materials, increase public access to recycling services, and grow the state’s recycling economy. He has participated in a wide range of regional and national initiatives to advance recycling and materials management.

Kelly Murosky
Seventh Generation
Plenary Session III: Brand Owner Perspectives on PCR
 
is a packaging engineer at Seventh Generation. Murosky was first introduced to the world of packaging while studying at Rochester Institute of Technology and has expanded her knowledge in the field through industry experience at Kellogg’s and Keurig Green Mountain. With Seventh Generation, she specializes in sustainable packaging over a diverse category of products and works to design packaging that is recyclable, creates zero waste and is made of 100 percent recycled materials. 

Tom Outerbridge
Sims Municipal Recycling
Concurrent Session I: How to Optimize the Infrastructure, organized by More Recycling  

is the general manager for Sims Municipal Recycling. Outerbridge has worked in the field of recycling and composting since the 1980s. For the past 14 years, he has been with Sims Municipal Recycling, the processor and marketer of curbside recyclables collected in New York City and in portions of New Jersey.

Scott Pasternak
Burns & McDonnell
Concurrent Session E: The Business of Plastics Recycling

is an associate and senior project manager for the Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Practice for Burns & McDonnell, which focuses on consulting services to advance the solid waste and recycling programs for governmental entities, trade associations and nonprofit organizations. Additionally, Pasternak is the director for SWANA’s planning and management technical division. In this role for SWANA, he has led efforts to develop technical policy on how state and local governments can measure recycling rates.

Walter Peterson
Nestlé
Concurrent Session D: Solving for Quality and Quantity, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is the manager of packaging innovation and sustainability for Nestlé. Prior to joining the company in 2006, Peterson held a variety of packaging roles in manufacturing, sales and product development, both in the U.S. and abroad. He’s passionate about reducing food waste and works in creative ways to develop materials to extend product use at the consumer level. 

Kara Pochiro
APR
Concurrent Session D: Solving for Quality and Quantity, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers

is the communications director for the Association of Plastic Recyclers and is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and marketing of technical guidelines and educational programs. Additionally, she is responsible for the overall management of APR internal and external communications, conferences and programs.

Kelly Semrau
SC Johnson
Plenary Session III: Brand Owner Perspectives on PCR

is the senior vice president of global corporate affairs, communication and sustainability for SC Johnson. Semrau is also responsible for community leadership and the company’s philanthropy efforts and sits on the board of trustees as the vice chairman and president of SC Johnson Giving, Inc. With more than 25 years of experience, she leads all global public affairs initiatives for the company and its brands, including media relations, crisis communication and sustainability communication. 

Sharon Smith
Nashville Public Works
Concurrent Session E: The Business of Plastics Recycling

is the assistant director with the Nashville Public Works sustainability division. Smith has worked in the waste management industry for over 22 years, including 16 years with the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. Prior, she spent six years as the executive director of the Recycling Marketing Cooperative for Tennessee and five years teaching English as a foreign language in Thailand refugee camps and in Seoul, South Korea. 

Bill Ullom
Vadxx Energy

Concurrent Session C: Closing in on Circularity for Harder-to-Recover Plastics, organized by the American Chemistry Council
is founder and chief technology officer of Vadxx Energy, a company that provides an economic option to benefit the environment by converting plastic waste into renewable energy and petrochemical products from a plentiful, environmentally positive source. Ullom is also head of Vadose Environmental Consultants, an agency that assists clients in dealing with EPA-related issues.  

David Wagger
ISRI
Concurrent Session F: A New Auto-Plastic Avenue, organized by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

is chief scientist and director of environmental management at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries. He has 25 years of experience in environmental engineering, science and regulation, including nearly 13 years at ISRI. Wagger’s responsibilities include assisting members with environmental compliance and management, representing ISRI and the recycling industry on environmental regulatory matters, and participating on external science and technology panels for ISRI and the industry. 

Jason Wang
China Scrap Plastics Association

Concurrent Session B: Chinese Companies Seek Investment in the U.S., organized by the China Scrap Plastic Association
is the standing vice chairman and secretary general of the China Scrap Plastics Association (CSPA) and has been working with the group for 14 years. He founded the magazine China Scrap Plastics and the Wechat platform “The Story of Scrap Plastic.”

Hamilton Wen
Newport CH International LLC
Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond

currently serves as the director of the plastic division at Newport CH International LLC, an international trading company focused on the purchasing and direct export sale of recycled paper and plastics. Since joining in 2011, Wen has led the company to becoming one of the largest exporters of recyclable plastic in North America. Prior to Newport CH, Wen embarked on several entrepreneurial opportunities within the recycling industry, where he established himself as an authority on the international plastic market with special emphasis on China and other parts of Asia. 

Steve Wong
Fukutomi Company Limited

Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond
is the founder and managing director of Fukutomi Company Limited, a Hong Kong-based plastic recycler, injection molder and machinery manufacturer. Wong also serves as the executive president of the China Scrap Plastics Association.