Anna Tari Sanchez
Anna is a PhD Marketing Student at the Questrom School of Business, where she researches about the role of the consumer within a circular economy model. She received a Fellowship from LaCaixa Foundation, handed by the King of Spain, to pursue her PhD about circular economy and marketing.
She is the Founder and CEO of the Circular Economy Club (CEC). CEC is the largest international hub in the circular economy field with over 5,000 members and 160 CEC local organizers who bring the club to their cities worldwide. As a recognition to her role in bolstering the circular economy movement internationally, Anna received the Ibero-American Youth Award in 2018, which was handed by the Prime Minister of Spain. She was a Finalist of the United Nations SDG Awards in 2018, the Global Game Changers 2018 and the 2018 edie Sustainability Leaders Awards. Her work was also Highly-Commended by the World Economic Forum (WEF) Circulars Awards program.
Previously, Anna was the Government & Industry Affairs Coordinator at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) headquartered in London, and worked at the Communications and Publications Department of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) headquartered in Madrid. Both organizations are the leading institutions propelling environmental and social sustainability in the tourism sector.