Sophie is the Manager for the Circular Value Chain Team at HSSMI. She is responsible for determining and delivering the future direction of the business in Circular Economy and Sustainability areas. Sophie is leading the development and implementation of strategies and tools to increase sustainability and resource efficiency in the manufacturing sector and supports its move toward the circular economy. Her team is leading the delivery of several research projects (Innovate UK & APC) as well as other commercial projects focusing on green manufacturing and the circular economy. Prior to her career with HSSMI, Sophie was the Head of Circular Economy at Olleco, and an Innovation Manager at Veolia- UK's largest water, energy and waste utility.