Circular Economy Taskforce Chair; Director, Center for Nanotechnology & Sustainability, National University of Singapore
Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, Everest Chair is among the top five impactful authors at the National University of Singapore (NUS) as well as in Singapore and is among the top 500 highly cited researchers in the world. Professor Ramakrishna is the Director of Center for Nanotechnology & Sustainability; and Circular Economy Taskforce Chair and a member of the Extended Producer Responsibility Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) and the National Environment Agency (NEA), Singapore. As well as member of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) committee of Singapore Institute of Directors, and a member of Enterprise Singapore’s and ISO’s Committees on ISO59020/TC323 Circular Economy and WG3 on Circularity. He also the Chair of Sustainable Manufacturing TC at the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES); and a member of standards committee of Singapore Manufacturing Federation.
Professor Ramakrishna co-authored a book ‘Sustainability for Beginners”. His book on Circular Economy received the 2021 Springer Nature: China New Development Award. 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”.