SUREN ERKMAN

Chairman, Partner | PhD Environmental Sciences
Areas of Expertise: Industrial ecology, sustainable resource management, eco-industrial development, industrial symbioses, eco-innovation, scientific communications for the general public. He speaks French, English, German
Career: Suren studied philosophy and biology at the University of Geneva and earned his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Technology at Troyes.After working for several years as a science and business journalist, Suren founded several companies: Institute for Communication and Analysis of Science and Technology (ICAST, Geneva), Council on Industrial Ecology (EIC, Paris), and Resource Optimization Initiative (ROI, Bangalore).Suren is also a professor and head of the industrial ecology group at the University of Lausanne (IPTEH).