Nicola Lelli
Senior Advisor
Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Nicola has 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. He focuses on creating sustainable strategies for plastics across different regions and works with member companies and Alliance partners to design and advance circular solutions for plastic use. During his tenure at Clariant, he integrated innovation and sustainability to create business strategies that advanced circular solutions for additives and materials. He has also collaborated with partners across the value chain and in industries such as packaging, automotive, and electrical & electronics.

During his 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. Nicola has also held regional and global marketing roles at Ciba Specialty Chemicals and BASF