🎙️Introduction of the Instructor
"Asel Doranova researcher-consultant specialising in green and circular economy policies. She has an interdisciplinary educational background including a PhD in Economics and Policy studies of Technical Change, Masters degrees in environmental sciences and policy and development studies.
Being at the core of the EU Eco-innovation observatory, European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre, Industrial symbiosis, greenXpo eco-innovation platform, as well as other projects, Asel is regularly involved in the research, indicators collection and trend analysis of eco-innovation and circular economy transition in the EU and internationally. Since 2010 she has been involved in setting and instrumentalising the eco-innovation and circular economy indicators, compiling the EU Eco-Innovation Scoreboard and coordinating the team of national experts in eco-innovation and circular economy from 28 EU MS in preparing the national reports. Asel has been consulting the European, national, regional and overseas policy makers on circular economy and systemic eco-innovation issues.
Her experience in studies on business models for eco-innovation, resource efficiency, circular economy potential for Europe, regulatory barriers to circular economy, allowed her to deeply study many practical examples of value-chain and business model eco-innovations, including the collaborative businesses with the resource saving potential. She has designed several policy and practical guides on eco-innovation and circular economy for policy makers, regional authorities, SMEs and intermediary organisations."