Hugh McCann

Global Partners Lead for Europe - Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Hugh is the Global Partners Lead for Europe at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, acting as a change agent for these industry-leading pioneers for the development and implementation of their circular business models. The Global Partner programme works on a strategic level with a number of influential businesses across key sectors of the economy, to demonstrate circular innovation at scale. Hugh supports these pioneering organisations to develop circular economy strategies, build organisational capacity, collaborate with supply chain partners and pilot commercial offerings. Previously, Hugh worked in London and New York with the research and consulting firm, Verdantix. He enlisted leading blue chip firms and fast growing innovators to ensure they were continually positioned for success in the energy, EH&S, and sustainability markets. Prior to joining Verdantix, Hugh worked in the UK and Spain with Accenture Consulting.