Circular economy advocate
Director of Circular Economy Area, Catalan Waste Agency, Generalitat de Catalunya
“Any action on waste prevention means, basically, to create a new product.”
Pilar Chiva has a degree in chemistry from the University of Barcelona, and various additional training in environment and energy. She has more than 25 years of professional experience at the Catalan environmental administration, initially at the Catalan Energy Institute in the field of renewable energy and since 2000 at the Catalan Waste Agency, where she now holds the position of Director of Circular Economy Area.