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Russ Martin

Russ Martin

CEO, Global Product Stewardship Council

Russ Martin has over 30 years’ experience in product stewardship, circular economy, public policy, bioenergy and sustainability, both in government and as an advisor to industry and governments. These roles have been in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East.

Primary responsibilities include serving as CEO of the not-for-profit Global Product Stewardship Council (GlobalPSC, globalpsc.net), Director of consultancy MS2 (MS2.com.au) and Founder of the International Stewardship Forum series, including the Sydney Forum 2018 (forum.globalpsc.net) and Paris Forum 2019. Russ was awarded the Global Green Future Leadership Award by the World CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Congress. 

Russ was appointed to the Australian Government’s Product Stewardship Advisory Group, as the Independent Chair leading development of a national product stewardship approach for handheld batteries in Australia, and to the advisory body for Australia’s development of product stewardship framework legislation. Russ has also worked with Australian wool, sugar, timber, biochar, wastewater and energy industries on stewardship, bioenergy and circular economy.

Russ has delivered major presentations in China, Singapore, Serbia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand on product stewardship and sustainability for products ranging from packaging to electronics and hazardous wastes. From developing and implementing a market-based approach to increase packaging recycling in Florida, to chairing the inaugural Australian Greenhouse Conference, to crafting innovative waste management legislation in the United Arab Emirates, Russ has long been a leader in developing innovative yet pragmatic policies and programs. 

Russ Martin has over 30 years’ experience in product stewardship, circular economy, public policy, bioenergy and sustainability, both in government and as an advisor to industry and governments. These roles have been in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East.

Primary responsibilities include serving as CEO of the not-for-profit Global Product Stewardship Council (GlobalPSC, globalpsc.net), Director of consultancy MS2 (MS2.com.au) and Founder of the International Stewardship Forum series, including the Sydney Forum 2018 (forum.globalpsc.net) and Paris Forum 2019. Russ was awarded the Global Green Future Leadership Award by the World CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Congress. 

Russ was appointed to the Australian Government’s Product Stewardship Advisory Group, as the Independent Chair leading development of a national product stewardship approach for handheld batteries in Australia, and to the advisory body for Australia’s development of product stewardship framework legislation. Russ has also worked with Australian wool, sugar, timber, biochar, wastewater and energy industries on stewardship, bioenergy and circular economy.

Russ has delivered major presentations in China, Singapore, Serbia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand on product stewardship and sustainability for products ranging from packaging to electronics and hazardous wastes. From developing and implementing a market-based approach to increase packaging recycling in Florida, to chairing the inaugural Australian Greenhouse Conference, to crafting innovative waste management legislation in the United Arab Emirates, Russ has long been a leader in developing innovative yet pragmatic policies and programs. 

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20,000+

Over 2 Days

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Across 4 Halls

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400+

Over 20 Summits 

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8

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