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James Pennington

James Pennington

Associate Director, Lead Circular Economy, Deloitte

James is an Associate Director in the ESG Advisory team and is leading the build out of the circular economy offering in Deloitte’s UK practice. Helping customers create business and sustainability value from circular economy.

Prior to joining Deloitte in November 2021, James spent eight years at the World Economic Forum (WEF). At the WEF James managed the circular economy initiative as well as leading the build up of the WEF’s environmental work in China. 

James’ circular economy work at the WEF spanned a number of industries, specializing in bringing together public and private stakeholders to jointly advance the agenda globally, working with groups of companies on industry strategy and projects, and engaging in cutting edge research.