Ladeja Godina Košir, M.Sc., is an internationally renowned circular economy expert, speaker, and moderator, Founder & CEO of Circular Change, Chair of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform (ECESP) and co-leader of the Research Group CE Systems at the BCSSS. Ladeja is the co-author of the Roadmap towards the Circular Economy in Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro and Chile. She was the finalist of The Circular Leadership Award 2018 (Davos WEF) and is featured #EUwomen4future by EU Commission.
She bridges the bioeconomy and the circular economy; one of the EU projects to which she contributes is Effective (Horizon 2020 & BBI JU), a multi-company collaboration to produce more sustainable, bio-based fibres and plastics. She chaired the expert group for the BIOEAST Foresight Exercise for Bioeconomy 2050. She also contributes to the Erasmus+ IMPACT project for value-based innovation. Ladeja works with governments, city authorities, companies, NGOs, media and universities, empowering true collaboration to enable circular change.