Ken Webster

Head of Innovation, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

CV summary

Ken Webster has a background in economics, sustainability and education. He joined the EllenMacArthur Foundation before its launch in Sep 2010. He is author of Circular Economy A Wealth of Flows (EMF 2015) and contributor to both A New Dynamic Effective Systems in a Circular Economy (2013) and  A New Dynamic Effective Business in a Circular Economy (2016). He has two decades of experience in workshops communicating economic ideas for a variety of audiences and is currently Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University, where he is working on the development of an Exec Education MSc around the Circular Economy on behalf of the Foundation. He is also Honorary Research Fellow at Exeter University. 


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government