Brendan Edgerton

Director, Circular Economy - World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Brendan Edgerton is the Director of Circular Economy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 companies working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. Since joining WBCSD in Geneva in 2015, Brendan has contributed to over 10 publications on the circular economy. Brendan most recently co-developed and launched Factor10, WBCSD’s circular economy program. Factor10 now has almost 40 members, spanning across 15 industries, 17 countries and responsible for over USD $2 trillion in annual turnover. Brendan also contributed to the establishment of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.

Brendan has an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and a bachelor’s in Ecological Design from the University of California Santa Cruz.