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The radical reinvention of how we create everything is only possible through collaboration and PlasticFree proves this. Powered by the work and experience of A Plastic Planet, the team is comprised of extraordinarily passionate change-makers, supported by our Council of brilliant creatives and scientists. We are so grateful for the insights, guidance and trust from all our PlasticFree pioneers.

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Chief Design Officer at Design Council. An author and consultant with over 15 years of experience across climate change, ethics and the internet of things.

Andrew Gibbs

Described as an “innovator in the world of design," Andrew is the founder, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of Dieline.

Aric Chen

Celebrated international curator who serves as General and Artistic Director at Rotterdam’s Het Nieuwe Instituut, as well as artistic curator of the London Design Biennale.

Ayse Birsel

One of Fast Company's most creative people, Ayse is an industrial designer, responsible for hundreds of award-winning products and systems for Fortune 500 companies. Acclaimed author of 'Design the Life You Love'.

Ben Evans CBE

One of the most influential people in London design, Ben Evans CBE is Executive Director of London Design Biennale and Director of London Design Festival and Chairman of the Mayor’s Cultural Leaders Board.

Ben Parker

Co-founder of design and branding agency, Made Thought. Ben is a previous winner of a D&AD ‘Black’ Pencil and a member of the prestigious Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Christian Kroll

Founder of Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees. Ecosia’s work has led to 160 million trees planted since 2009. Christian also helped to incubate World Fund - Europe’s leading climate tech VC fund.

Damian Bradfield

Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of WeTransfer & WePresent. Damian's the author of The Trust Manifesto, The Internet Years, and hosts the Influence podcast.

David Azoulay

Senior attorney at the Center for International Environmental Law, Geneva Health and environment program director.

David Chipperfield

A pre-eminent British architect with an international reputation who questions the important role of architecture in a complex modern world.

David Newman

The author of ‘It’s All Connected’, Managing Director of the BBIA (Biobased and Biodegradable Industries Association) and The European Circular Economy Policy Initiative.

Dr Amanda Parkes

A fashion scientist with over 15 years of experience in fashion innovation, sustainability, wearable technology, interaction design and smart materials. Amanda is Chief Innovation Officer at PANGAIA.

Dr Luke Haverhals PhD

The Founder and CEO of Natural Fiber Welding, Inc. Research Professor of Chemistry at Bradley University, Winner of Inventor of Year 2022 & World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.

Duncan Meisel

An award-winning creative whose trailblazing organisation, Clean Creatives, brings together leading agencies, creatives, and clients to end their support for the fossil fuel industry's misinformation campaigns.

Jane Muncke PhD

Managing Director and Chief Scientific Officer of Food Packaging Forum with a PhD in Environmental Toxicology. Jane studies chemicals in food packaging materials and the related health impacts.

Jeremy Till

Architect, writer and renowned educator who was formerly Head of Central Saint Martins and Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London (2012-22), as well as University Lead on Climate Emergency.

Jo Barnard

Founder and Creative Director of industrial design and innovation consultancy Morrama - shortlisted for emerging design team of the year by Dezeen, winner of 3 D&AD pencils and Gold winner at the Pentawards.

Jo-Anne Chidley

A member of the WEF Circulars, Jo is a chemist and founder of sustainable beauty brand Beauty Kitchen. She also founded the UK's first Return.Refill.Repeat circular packaging system for FMCG brands.

Julia Zhou

Impact investor, entrepreneur and community builder passionate about creating positive impact, meaningful relationships, and a more sustainable world.

Keith Damarell

Managing Director of Sustainable Packaging Products, focusing on the development of sustainable packaging materials. Previously, Keith was Vice President of Havi Packaging Innovation, leading on McDonalds globally.

Laura Stein

Partner & Chief Creative Officer at Bruce Mau Design, a globally-recognised multidisciplinary design studio focused on brand and identity across digital and physical environments.

Mark Shaw

A world expert on flexible packaging pioneering highly scalable solutions. Mark is the Technical Innovation and Sales Lead at Parkside Flexibles in Europe and Asia.

Nina Marenzi

Nina is Founder and Director of The Sustainable Angle, supporting projects aimed at reducing the environmental impact on industry, and built Future Fabrics Expo, the leading curated sustainable textiles showcase.

Osman Yousefzada

British born multi-disciplinary artist, merging autobiography with fiction and ritual to tell a story. Osman is a notable garment maker who has dressed many public figures.

Paul Armstrong

Emerging technology Advisor that helps people see around corners. Founded TBD Group and runs TBD Conference which attendees say is 'Like TED...without the BS'.

Ponk Memoli

An award-winning architect with a special interest in designing homes and low-rise houses. Ponk recently co-founded HTCH ('hatch') - a startup creating a multiplayer architectural design platform.

Professor Hugh Montgomery OBE

Professor of Medicine and Director of the Centre for Human Health and Performance at UCL. Founding member of the UK Climate and Health Council. Author, inventor, public speaker on climate crisis.

Professor John Warner

Founder of Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry and Beyond Benign. Distinguished research fellow at Zymergen, designing commercial technologies inspired by nature with the principles of green chemistry.

Professor Sir David King

Sir David King is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge; Founder and Chair of the Centre for Climate Repair; UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor 2000-2007 and recipient of 23 Honorary Degrees.

Professor Steve Fletcher

Steve Fletcher is the Professor of Ocean Policy and Economy at Portsmouth University, lead at Revolution Plastics and a member of the International Resource Panel at the United Nations Environment Programme.

Professor Terry Collins

Terry is the lead inventor of TAML catalysts, Creator-Founder of Sudoc, LLC, and creator of the first course in sustainable chemistry (1992), all aimed today at the elimination of commercial endocrine disruptors.


A renowned British photographer, publisher, and film director, who increasingly uses his work to celebrate unsung climate heroes and raise awareness about important societal issues.

Rebecca Wright

The Dean of Culture & Enterprise, Graphic Communication Design and Spatial Practices at Central Saint Martins, UAL. Rebecca is former President of d&ad, the global organisation for creative advertising and design.

Rosey Chan

A celebrated contemporary pianist, artist and composer described by Quincy Jones as having a "God given gift of creativity". She is the founder of Sonic Lab and a Dezeen award judge.

Shaway Yeh

An internationally respected editorial director in Shanghai. She advises Copenhagen Fashion Summit, Green Carpet Fashion Awards and the Kering Generation Award through her sustainability consultancy.

Skylar Tibbits

A designer and computer scientist developing self-assembly materials. He is the founder of the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT, and Associate Prof. of Design Research in the Department of Architecture.

Solitaire Townsend

Co-Founder and Chief Solutionist at Futerra, as well as author and TED speaker. She works with some of the worlds’ most influential organisations to activate social justice and environmental restoration.

Sonalie Figueiras

Eco activist, entrepreneur, global speaker and founder of Green Queen Media, Ekowarehouse and Source Green. Figueiras was named a V Label Global Food Hero, Women Of Power 2021 and GEN T Leader of Tomorrow 2019.

Thomas Heatherwick

A leading British designer and founder of his eponymous studio, which focuses on large-scale projects in global cities, prioritising those with the greatest social and smallest climate impact.

Tim Smit

Co-founder of Eden Project and Executive Vice Chair of EPL. He read Archaeology and Anthropology at Durham University and his early career saw him work as a music composer and producer.

Tom Dixon

A self-taught British designer - perhaps best known as the Creative Director of the eponymous brand 'Tom Dixon', which specialises in the design of lighting, furniture and accessories.

Veronica Bates Kassatly

An independent analyst in the sustainable apparel sector, focusing on interrogating the data behind sustainability claims and identifying spurious and unfounded assertions.