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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 over 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 numerous academic publications in her field, including the standard work on the Basel Convention, the sole international treaty on waste management. She has served as the Convention’s Executive Secretary from 2007-2012, and was a member of the Board of Directors of Sustainable Electronics International (SERI), the housing body of the R2 Standard for electronics recycling, until 2019. 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 wherever in the world you may be located, we work with  independent legal and technical specialists as well as competent institutions from around the globe. This gives us the flexibility to associate the right experts for any given mandate. 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.