Dr. Jacqueline Cramer is a part-time professor in sustainable innovation at Utrecht University, strategic advisor of the Utrecht Sustainability Institute and member of the Amsterdam Economic Board, particularly in charge of the circular economy. Moreover, she is director of the consultancy firm ‘Sustainable Entrepreneurship; strategy and innovation consulting (Cramer Environmental Consultancy)’. Previously she was Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment for the Labour Party from 2007-2010. Her background is primarily related to industry, working as a consultant for many years with more than 150 companies on the implementation of sustainable entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility. Moreover she worked as part-time professor since 1990. She was and still is member of various (inter) national advisory boards of the government, industry and non-profit organizations, e.g. chairman of the Plastic Soup Foundation, the Dutch Banking Sector Agreement and the Princess Beatrix Muscle Fund.


Sustainable Entrepreneurship (Cramer Environmental Consultancy)



Areas of Interest

Energy, Environment, Public Administration
  • jacqueline cramer

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Multi-Nation Program

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United States