Paul Foulkes-Arellano – public speaker on circularity
Paul is a regular speaker on sustainable design and new materials. In recent years he has been a vocal advocate of circularity, lecturing at universities and talking at industry events. He is a member of IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment).
Paul has advised a number of NGOs on sustainability, packaging and the circular economy which led him in 2018 to found the Sustainable Design Alliance, an international alliance of sustainable design professionals working on global solutions for a healthier planet.
His area of expertise is raw materials, food & beverage, apparel and footwear. His particular focus is NextGen fibre recycling, composting, biomaterials, and new material development. Much of his work is mentoring businesses in the supply chain and disposal chain, including reuse and novel materials.