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Magali Outters

Magali Outters is an international consultant on sustainability issues, continuously looking for concrete solutions to improve the health of our planet and create positive impact.

She has +15 years of international experience in the Mediterranean Region advocating for approaches like circular economy, blue economy, green economy, sustainable consumption and production (SCP), pollution prevention. She has been actively coordinating policy processes under UN framework, capacity building projects, technical studies, developed specific tools and pilot initiatives with governments, experts, Mediterranean organizations, Universities, business organizations and CSOs.
During the last 8 years, she has been coordinating the policy department of MedWaves, a Regional Activity Center based in Barcelona and supporting the implementation of 2 UN treaties: the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).

She is passionate and always eager to think of and discover innovative approaches, in particular to reduce plastic pollution, toxic chemicals, impact on the marine environment  but also about enhancing linkages between human health and health of the planet.
She holds an Engineering degree in “Materials: Economics and Environment”, a Master on Environmental Management and Sustainable Development (Major in industrial ecology) from the University of Technology of Troyes (France), as well as a postgraduate degree of Officer of International Development from the UPC Foundation (Polytechnical University of Catalonia).