Liesbet Goovaerts is an environmental engineer, working for the project department within the EIB. She is responsible for the technical, environmental and economic assessment of industrial projects, and innovation and research–related programmes and projects. She is also working on the circular economy topic within the EIB – laying the groundwork and raising awareness to increase lending to CE projects.
Prior to EIB, she worked as a researcher at the Flemish institute for Technological Research (VITO-Belgium). Her activities focused on policies supporting research and sustainability assessment tools in the area of Best Available Techniques, eco-innovation and sustainable business models.
Liesbet holds degrees in environmental management and chemical engineering.
Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:
Tuesday 4 June at 14.00-15.30: Investing in circular economy businesses