Julia Vol
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Julia Vol

Julia is a research analyst on both I&A and Cities and Government teams at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Julia's work focuses on research of innovative business models for circular economy, financing circular economy transition as well as looking into the emerging field of circular cities. In addition to research she also enjoys to support the team's external outreach and communications.

Previously to her work at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Julia has managed Worldwatch Insititute Europe's circular economy initiative, and worked in the field of sustainability consulting and education. She speaks Danish, Russian, Hebrew, English and a little bit of Icelandic. After work Julia enjoys outdoor activities, yoga, photography and running around with her dog, Yasha.

CitiesFuture of...

There’s a long list of trends or technologies that made the leap from science fiction to reality. Could the features of a circular city be next?

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CitiesNews

During the last 200 years, cities have been attracting a growing amount of people, financial and political power, becoming hubs of innovation and creativity. The global urban population has grown rapidly, rising from 34% of the world’s people in 1964, to 54% today and predictions expect the figure to reach 75%

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