Prof. dr. Jacqueline Cramer is emeritus professor in sustainable innovation at Utrecht University and transition broker circular economy. Moreover, she is director of the consultancy firm ‘Sustainable Entrepreneurship; strategy and innovation consulting’.

Before she was Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment for the Labour Party (February 2007 – February 2010).

Her background is primarily related to industry, working as a consultant for many years with more than 300 companies on the implementation of sustainable entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and circular economy. Moreover she worked as part-time professor since 1990. Jacqueline Cramer published  30 (scientific) books,  
more than 100 articles in refereed journals, 50 articles in scientific books, 71 scientific reports and around 300 other publications. She is a distinguised speaker at (inter)national conferences.   

She was and still is member of various (inter)national advisory boards of the government, industry and non-profit organisations (e.g. previously crown member of the Dutch Social-Economic Council, member of the Advisory Board of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)/Netherlands, chair of the Plastic Soup Foundation, member of the non-executive board of Shell Netherlands, ASN Bank, FMO (Finance for Development Bank), chair of Holland Circular Hotspot and member of the Amsterdam Economic Board. Presently she is  among others chairman of the Concrete Agreement, Building Agreement Steel and Dutch Circular Textile Valley.

Sustainability and Innovation