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The International Society for Industrial Ecology is a membership-supported organization. We rely on the energy and commitment of our members. Elections for vacant council and nominating committee seats occur annually. If you are interested in getting more involved in the governance of the ISIE, email

2017 Council

President:  Edgar Hertwich, Yale University (USA) 

President-elect: Heinz Schandl, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization of Australia (CSIRO) (Australia)

Immediate Past President:  Chris Kennedy, University of Victoria (Canada)

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Industrial Ecology: Reid Lifset, Yale University (USA)

Secretary:  Jacquetta Lee, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Treasurer: Ester van der Voet, Leiden University (The Netherlands)


Wei-Qiang Chen, Chinese Academy of Science (China)

Sybil Derrible,  University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)  

Matthew Eckelman, Northeastern University (USA)

Stefanie Hellweg, Institute of Environmental Engineering (ETH) (Switzerland)

Keisuke Nansai, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) (Japan)

Anders Hammer Strømman, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) (Norway)


Christoph Helbig, PhD Candidate,  University of Augsburg (Germany)



The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University has agreed to serve as the international secretariat for the International Society for Industrial Ecology. We appreciate their generous assistance.

The ISIE would also like to thank AT&TThe Environmental Research and Education FoundationNorwegian University of Science and Technology, and significant donors for their generous support.

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