Working to measure the circular economy's impact in Australia

Measurement of our journey towards a circular economy requires that we have the right data and that common systems are employed. This will allow tracking of our progress as a nation but also permit the states, regions and business to know how they compare with their respective communities and define where improvements are needed. To help manage these data requirements the ACE Hub has formed a Metrics Working Group comprising members from government, industry and expertise from a range of specialisms within the Australian scientific and technical community.

The role of the Working Group is to provide strategic direction, assessment of appropriate tools and systems, advise on research and data requirements and provide leadership on CE metrics to all levels of Australian government, industry and other relevant organisations. These activities will ensure a coordinated best practice system for circular economy metrics development across Australia.


Dr. Heinz Schandl (Group Chair)

CSIRO - Senior Science Leader

Ryan Collins

Head of Impact and Research

Dr David Alexander

ACT Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate - Acting Senior Director - Policy, Regulation and Partnerships

Jodie Bricout

University of Adelaide - Adjunct Senior Lecturer and PhD Candidate

Dr. Nick Florin

Institute of Sustainable Futures, UTS - Research Director

Marcus Geisler

Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council - CEO

Kat Heinrich

Rawtec - Director

Ruth Lane

Monash University - Senior Lecturer

Oliver Maennicke

GHD - Senior Consultant -Sustainable Water Management

Dr. Ian Overton

Green Industries South Australia - Chief Executive

Joe Pickin

Blue Environment - Director

Professor Thomas Wiedmann

University of NSW (UNSW) - Professor

Florian van den Corput

Sustainability Victoria - Senior Advisor Circular Economy

Bruce Napier

Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania - A/Section Head - Waste Levy and Data Policy, Projects and Regulatory Services

Dylan Walker

QLD Department of Environment and Science - Director - Circular Economy Partnerships, Office of Circular Economy

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