Christian Van Maaren
Excess Materials Exchange
Christian van Maaren, CEO of Excess Materials Exchange (EME), pioneers the transition to a circular economy. Operating across Europe, the Middle East, and Australia, EME collaborates with key circular economy hotspots. Gaining global recognition, EME is part of prestigious programs like the World Economic Forum's The Circulars. A former aerospace engineer and sustainability manager at Shell, Christian's Antarctic expedition fueled his passion for sustainability. As a father, he's driven to create a sustainable future, influencing policies and setting standards in circular economy practices.