About The Speaker
Sophie Degagny – HSSMI
Sophie Degagny is responsible for leading the Circular Value Chains Team at HSSMI, a manufacturing innovation consultancy. Within this role, Sophie is responsible for determining and delivering the future direction of HSSMI in supporting industry challenges within the areas of Sustainability and the Circular Economy. A key focus within this area is championing the development and implementation of business transformation to increase sustainability and resource efficiency within the manufacturing sector, encouraging its move towards the circular economy. Her team are leading the delivery of several research projects (Innovate UK & APC) as well as providing consultancy services focused on green manufacturing. Prior to her role with HSSMI, Sophie worked as the Innovation Manager for Veolia, the UK’s largest water, energy and waste utility and as the Head of Circular Economy for Olleco.