Nicola Lelli
Senior Advisor, Design & Market Solutions
Alliance to End Plastic Waste
As a Senior Advisor of Design & Market Solutions, Nicola Lelli works with member companies and Alliance partners to design and advance circular solutions for plastic use. He brings 20 years of experience leading commercial and strategy development in the plastics, coatings and adhesives industrial value chains, as well as in consumer goods and retail business markets. His work has involved creating value and sustainable strategies for plastics across different regions.

In his previous role at Clariant, Nicola integrated innovation and sustainability to create business strategies that advanced circular solutions for additives and materials. He has worked with partners across the value chain and in industries such as packaging, automotives and electrical & electronics.

In Nicola’s 9 years at Syngenta, he developed brands and retail programmes, leading cross-functional end-to-end project teams to implement a new business model for direct retail sales in Europe. His work targeted leading supermarkets and DIY multiples. He has also held Regional and Global industry and strategic marketing roles at Ciba Specialty Chemicals and BASF.