The driving force behind Kummer EcoConsult is Dr Katharina Kummer Peiry, a globally renowned expert in the international law and policy of waste and materials management. Katharina has 30 years of experience as a legal and policy advisor, as a negotiator and chairperson of international meetings, as a senior manager, and as an academic. She is the author of the standard work on the Basel Convention, the sole international treaty on waste management, and has served as the Convention’s Executive Secretary from 2007-2012. Katharina is a member of the Board of Directors of Sustainable Electronics International (SERI), the housing body of the R2 Standard for electronics recycling. She is also a trained mediator.

List of Publications

Latest book: Waste Management and the Green Economy


In order to provide tailor-made support adapted to your specific needs, we work with legal and technical specialists as well as competent institutions in different parts of the world. Our extensive global network as well as our multilingual and multicultural background allow us to interact effectively with actors in different geographical, cultural and social settings.