Rob Opsomer

Opsomer, Rob
Systemic Initiatives Lead, New Plastics Economy, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Rob Opsomer leads the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy, an ambitious, three-year initiative to build momentum towards a plastics system that works. Applying the principles of the circular economy, the initiative brings together key stakeholders to re-think and re-design the future of plastics, starting with packaging. 

Before arriving at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Rob worked for five years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was an Engagement Manager and focused on resource productivity and finance. A computer scientist by training, Rob also holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, where he focused on finance and sustainability.