Dr. Rachel Lombardi

As Director of Business Development for International Synergies Limited (ISL), Rachel Lombardi represents the world’s leading deliverer and enabler of industrial symbiosis. Through ISL, Rachel has visited 5 continents working with partners to advance circular economy, resource efficiency and eco-innovation.  International Synergies supports practitioners and policy makers internationally through regional and international capacity building, delivery, workshops, bespoke training and conferences. Rachel’s experience spans both business (including IBM and McKinsey & Company) and academia. Recently, she chaired the CEN Workshop Agreement on industrial symbiosis to produce the first European pre-standard for industrial symbiosis. Rachel is a physicist and mathematician by training, with an MSc. in Electrical Engineering, and a PhD in molecular electronics from Yale University, USA.