Michael SchuyPresident of EuRICCEO, Rudolf Schuy GmbH & Co KG, Germany
Michael SCHUY has 35 years of business experience in the recycling industry. After having graduated from the European Business School in 1981, he immediately started to work as the third generation in the family scrap business in Limburg located between Frankfurt and Cologne. In parallel, he has devoted a lot of energy in promoting the interests of recyclers at national and European level. He started as a Board Member of the German business association BDS that soon merged to create BDSV - the German Association of Recycling and Waste Management Companies, where he became the leading BDSV delegate to EFR - the European Ferrous Recovery & Recycling Federation, a Branch of EuRIC.
Jean-Philippe CarpentierVice-President of EuRICPresident of FEDEREC, the French Federation of Recycling Enterprises, and CEO of Nord Pal Plast, France
Jean-Philippe CARPENTIER has been the President of the French Federation of Recycling Enterprises (FEDEREC) since 2012 and was re-elected in 2015. Prior to this post, he held the function as Vice-president of FEDEREC. Jean-Philippe worked as an employee in a waste management company until 1999, when he founded the environmental consultancy office “JPC Partner” of which, he is currently the managing partner. In 2003, Jean-Philippe created Nord Pal Plast, where he works as the CEO. Nord Pal Plast is a mid-sized company active in the field of plastics recycling, treating and recycling 18 million tonnes of PET bottles every year.
Alicia Garcia-FrancoVice-President of EuRICDirector General, Spanish Federation for Recovery and Recycling (FER), Spain
Alicia GARCIA-FRANCO is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in the recycling sector. She has been Secretary General of the Spanish Federation of Recovery and Recycling (FER) since 1994, currently holding the position of Director-General. Additionally, she has been member of both EFR (European Ferrous Recovery & Recycling Federation, Member of EuRIC) and EUROMETREC (European Metal Trade and Recycling Federation, Member of EuRIC) Boards. Moreover, she is a member of the Board of SIGRAUTO (Spanish Association for the Environmental Treatment of End-of-Life Vehicles) and CONFEMETAL (Spanish Metal Confederation), expert in European standardisation procedures for waste electronic and electric equipment, and former expert for the development of end-of-waste criteria.