Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Cramer is member of the Amsterdam Economic Board, particularly in charge of the circular economy in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Moreover, she is professor of sustainable innovation at Utrecht University. Before she was Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (2007 –2010). Her background is primarily related to industry, working as a consultant for many years with a great variety of companies on the implementation of sustainable entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and circular economy. Moreover, she worked as part-time professor since 1990. She was and still is member of various (inter)national advisory boards of the government, industry and non-profit organisations, among which chairman of the Supervisory Board of Holland Circular Hotspot, Mayor of Circle City, Chairman of the Concrete Agreement and of the Building Agreement Steel.