Emmanuel KATRAKIS is Secretary General of EuRIC since the creation of the Confederation in September 2014 gathering existing longstanding European Recycling Federations. Since then, Emmanuel is working on the steady development of the Confederation and its efficient organization to act as the trusted interface between the recycling industry and European institutions. Prior to joining, he worked in an international law firm and two trade associations.

Emmanuel is a regular speaker in international conferences dealing with recycling. He is also a member of different expert groups set up by European institutions aiming at supporting the transition towards a more circular economy, including the Support to Circular Economy Financing Expert Group of the European Commission. Informal Expert Group “Support to Circular Economy Financing” Emmanuel is graduated in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges.