Ms. Karolina D'Cunha

Karolina Dcunha

Karolina D’Cunha works for the European Commission's Directorate General Environment as Deputy Head of Unit responsible for sustainable production, products, and consumption. Her team prepared, and is currently implementing, the 2015 Circular Economy Package and the 2018 Plastics Strategy, and lead the negotiations with the European Parliament and the Council on the recent proposal for a Directive on single-use plastic items. Karolina works on the implementation of a variety of tools contributing to more sustainable, circular production and consumption, such as the EU Ecolabel, Green Public Procurement, Environmental Footprinting, sustainable buildings, or the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Prior to her current job, for over ten years she was responsible for the implementation and development of the European waste management policies and laws.