Russ Martin is CEO of the Global Product Stewardship Council, Director of consultancy MS2 and 2015 Global Green Future Leadership Award winner.
Russ has over 25 years experience in product stewardship, public policy and sustainability, both in government and as an advisor to industry and governments. These roles have been in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East.
Russ advised the Australian Government on development of product stewardship framework legislation and the designation of priority products. He served as the Independent Chair leading development of a national product stewardship approach for handheld batteries in Australia and led technical content and stakeholder engagement on a national product stewardship framework for e-waste in New Zealand. Russ has also led public policy and business case development for national product stewardship approaches for packaging, batteries and paint.
Russ has delivered major presentations in China, Singapore, Belgium, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand on product stewardship and sustainability for products ranging from packaging to electronics and hazardous wastes.