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Guillermo González

Head of the Circular Economy Office , Ministry of the Environment of Chile

Guillermo González has been the head of the Circular Economy Office at Chile’s Ministry of the Environment since May 2018. Previously, Guillermo was executive director of Espacio Público, one of Chile’s leading public policy think tanks. He was also senior consultant at Ecology & Environment Inc. in Santiago, where he consulted for private companies in the mining, gas and industrial sectors, as well as for public authorities. Guillermo has taught courses on environmental management, environmental impact assessment and air quality at the Catholic, Adolfo Ibáñez and Desarrollo universities in Santiago. 

Guillermo is an Environmental Engineer from Chile’s Catholic University. He holds a Master of Public Policy and a MSc in Environmental Engineering, both from the University of California Berkeley, where he was awarded the Smolensky Prize for the best public policy master’s thesis. 

Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:

Monday 3 June at 14.30-16.00: Governance and circular economy roadmaps

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