Joanna Dupont-Inglis joined European Bioplastics in June 2020. She is responsible for liaising between industry and the European Institutions and Brussels based stakeholders on all matters related to biobased plastics and their role in delivering on the promise of the EU’s green deal and organic waste recovery targets.
For 11 years prior to this, Joanna worked at EuropaBio, the European Association of Bioindustries, within its healthcare, agricultural and industrial biotech sectors as well as with its National Associations Council and SME Platform.
In September 2018 Joanna was appointed as EuropaBio’s Secretary General, having held the role of Deputy Secretary General since March of the same year. Prior to this, Joanna was Director for the Industrial Biotech sector for several years during which time she helped lead industry efforts to create the first €3.7 billion Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), chaired the EU Bioeconomy Stakeholders’ Panel and was a board member of SusChem.
Before arriving at EuropaBio Joanna worked for a decade in consultancy in the environmental, agricultural, healthcare, development and energy efficiency sectors together with a broad range of industry, NGOs, member state governments, EU institutions and international organisations. Joanna’s formal training is in environmental science and European studies. She is married to a Belgian, has two children and is a dual British/Irish national.