Emma Watkins

Senior Policy Analyst

Institute of European Environmental Policy

About

Emma Watkins is Senior Policy Analyst in IEEP’s Natural Resources & Circular Economy team. Emma has worked on numerous projects related to circular economy, waste, resources, marine litter and economic instruments. Projects relevant to plastics have included: how extended producer responsibility (EPR), in particular eco-modulation of fees, can contribute to the EU Plastics Strategy and the circular economy; developing guidance on EPR; policy approaches to incentivise sustainable plastic design; investigating links between plastic packaging and food waste; exploring the links between plastics, marine litter and circular economy; and policy-related elements of a study to develop innovative solutions to clean up marine litter (the “CLAIM” H2020 project).

Experience

  • Senior Policy Analyst

    Institute of European Environmental Policy