Bram Soenen graduated as a Master in applied bio-engineering with a specialisation in chemistry. Since 2012 he is the Belgian delegate for the Ecodesign Regulatory Committee. The last few years he closely follows topics on resource efficiency and circular economy in Brussels. His professional interests include environmental product policy and standardisation, environmental foot-printing, ecodesign, material efficiency and circular economy, including new business models. He enjoys studying technical policy issues, discovering and exploring new topics and discussions and exchanges views with stakeholders.