Dr. Aiduan Borrion is an expert in developing quantitative sustainability methods and tools to support decision-making in technology development and business innovations. She contributed her expertise to the £27m BBSRC sustainable bioenergy centre (BSBEC) and is currently leading sustainability and circular economy research in both UK- and EU-funded projects, including the €5.5m H2020 project NOMAD on maximising values from biowaste, the £4.4m Innovate UK project PowerDrive Line on electric car batteries and the £5.5m UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre ICEC-MCM. Alongside her research, she regularly provides advice to commercial organisations and government departments, in the areas of food, energy, waste, packaging, consumer goods and so on. Dr. Borrion is the Programme Director of the MSc Environmental Systems Engineering at UCL, aiming at equipping graduates and sustainability professionals with the understanding of interactions between the natural environment, people, processes, and technologies to develop sustainable solutions. She runs an internationally renowned CPD course entitled “Conducting a Life Cycle Assessment: from Theory to Practical Application”, and regularly delivers trainings on sustainability and the circular economy to organisations, both large and SMEs. Alongside her academic post at UCL, Dr. Borrion is the European Editor of Environmental Engineering Science, the official journal of the Association of the Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).
Associate Professor, Co-Director
UCL Circular Economy Lab