Project Director, Center for the Circular Economy
Closed Loop Partners
Paula Luu is a project director at the Center for the Circular Economy — Closed Loop Partner’s R&D and innovation hub that works to advance the circular economy. She leads the center’s research and advisory projects and cross-brand collaborations which support supply chain innovations and drive investment in chemical recycling and textile and apparel recycling. Over the last decade, Paula has worked across sectors and along the value chain, developing operations strategies that future-proof supply chains for brands including Nike, Amazon, and Starbucks and using science-based communications to influence sustainable water policies and drive cross-industry collaboration. She received her bachelor's degree in consumer behavior from University of California, Berkeley and her MBA and MS from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and School for Environment and Sustainability.