Valentina Petrone – Associate Director and Australia Circular Economy Lead, WSP
Valentina is WSP’s Circular Economy lead in Australia. She has unique skills combining 15 years’ experience as trained Architect with in-depth knowledge of Circular Economy Design Strategies for the built environment at different scales of intervention.
She studied at TU Delft University, a leader in Circular Economy education in Europe, and she has developed the draft Circular Design Guidelines for NSW DPE to facilitate the transition to a circular economy through design choices. She is currently preparing a pioneering strategy for a new city in Australia, embedding circular economy principles in the masterplan phase.
Valentina is also the Chairperson of the Property Council of Australia's Working Group on Circular Economy as well as a member of the Green Building Council of Australia - Responsible Products Expert Reference Panel.