Speakers’ biographies


Virginie Bussière, Pyrowave, Canada

Mrs. Bussières is Vice President, Communications, Marketing and Government Relations at Pyrowave. She is a committed leader who is passionate about building trusting relationships and mobilizing partners around innovative and sustainable action. A seasoned communications and public affairs manager who is at ease navigating in a highly regulated environment, she cultivates a common strategic perspective in a complex and constantly changing world. She is passionate about environmental innovation and does not hesitate to go off the beaten path to create value and support the achievement of business objectives in local and international markets.


Adela Putinelu, Plastic Energy, UK

Adela is the Head of Policy for Plastic Energy, a technology provider and global leader in chemical recycling. She is leading the work on policy strategy and sustainability. Her work is primarily focused on EU and national regulations associated with chemical recycling, waste management and the circular economy.

She has a Master of Science in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London and has worked for over ten years on environmental policy related to plastics sustainability and climate mitigation. Previously, Adela worked for the British Plastics Federation as Senior Sustainability Executive and for environmental organisations in London and Brussels. Adela is passionate about sustainability and driving the transition to a net-zero and circular economy.

Jasmin Brinkmann, ISCC Systems GmbH, Germany

Ms. Brinkman has been working at ISCC for nearly three years now and from the beginning has have been heavily involved in the development of the ISCC PLUS standard as well as the further implementation of the use of logos and claims mainly at the end of the supply chain. Recently she has become the team lead for the department “Logos, Claims and Licensing”. I have a background in CSR management and did my master in Business Administration: Strategy and Organization at the VU Amsterdam.

Lara Dammer, Nova Institut, Germany

As Head of Department „Economy and Policy“ at nova-Institute, Lara deals daily with the political framework of renewable materials – from biomass, captured CO2 and recycling. Her focus is on the level playing field for these materials and how policy can promote innovation while contributing to climate change mitigation, healthy ecosystems and social well-being. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and is active in a number of research and industry projects.