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2020 Board

President: Heinz Schandl

President-elect: Stefanie Hellweg

Immediate Past President:  Edgar Hertwich

Secretary:  Tim Baynes

Vice-Secretary:  Callie Babbitt

Treasurer: Valerie Thomas

Vice-Treasurer:  Ester Van der Voet

Board Members:

Ester van der Voet

Jooyoung Park

Kazuyo Matsubae

Matthew Eckelman

Shoshanna Saxe

Wei-qiang Chen

Weslynne Ashton


Ex Officio:

Reid Lifset

Executive Director: 

Paul Hoekman 



Before the International Society for Industrial Ecology became an independent organization, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University served as the international secretariat for the ISIE. We appreciate their generous assistance.