Mr. Stanislaus is leading efforts to advance the alignment of environmental, social and economic considerations through a circular economy approach. He is a Senior Circular Economy Fellow at the World Resources Institute; and serving as Secretariat Lead for the Working Group on Circular Economy of the Global Battery Alliance ((hosted by the World Economic Forum) and served as senior advisor to establish the Platform for Accelerating Circular Economy (PACE). These efforts are platforms for multinational corporations, national governments and international organizations to co-design policy and financial solutions to address the acceleration of raw materials use globally that is driving environmental degradation, social distress and economic risks. The decoupling of raw materials use from economic growth is increasingly recognized as a key to achieve the goals on the under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Mr. Stanislaus served as a senior political official for the Obama Administration, serving as the Assistant Administrator of the USEPA Office of Land and Emergency Management, a US Senate confirmed position. At USEPA, Mr. Stanislaus led programs that revitalize communities through the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites, and on hazardous and solid waste materials management, chemical plant safety, oil spill prevention, and emergency response. He led the effort to advance the transition to a circular economy through a life-cycle based sustainable materials management approach as a key effort to advance climate change mitigation. Prior to serving in the Obama Administration, Mr. Stanislaus served as co-director of the nonprofit New Partners for Community Revitalization whose mission was to revitalize communities through the redevelopment of formerly used properties (brownfields). He also served on the board of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance. Mr. Stanislaus is an environmental lawyer and chemical engineer.