In its continuous work of research and improvement of the certification schemes, Plastic Free Certification is not alone: in every reflection, development and updating of the processes it is accompanied by a support and supervision body, the Plastic Free Quality Board, which guarantees trustworthiness, reliability and independence to the PFC activities.
This supervisory body is made up of a heterogeneous team of experts who meet periodically to supervise the Standards and certification processes, the environmental impact calculation procedures, propose updates and suggestions so that the highest quality of services and certifications is always guaranteed. The members of this body include professionals from various sectors, researchers and academics in environmental engineering, experts in sustainable materials, professionals in the world of environmental consultancy and certification, as well as prestigious names in responsible catering and sustainability activists.
Ultimately, the Plastic Free Quality Board represents an important guarantee of the reliability of the Plastic Free certification system.
The Plastic Free Quality Board represents an important guarantee of the reliability of the Plastic Free certification system. Under the conscious guidance of these authoritative professionals, the Plastic Free Quality Board works to guarantee solid and credible certification, which increasingly perfects its message of environmental protection and reduction of the use of plastic.
Expert in certification and consultancy processes. Consultant and trainer on safety, quality and environment, he supports the OIB.OS.3 Unit of the European Commission at the JRC/JRC of Ispra in the management of Quality certification according to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. he was one of the first drafters of the Standard Plastic Free-Management System.
Prof. Davide Di Battista
Associate Professor in the sector of Thermal Machines and Energy Systems at the University of L'Aquila, he has published about 90 scientific publications. Since April 2022 he has been the Energy Manager of the University of L'Aquila. In 2022 he coordinated the research group that led to the publication of the scientific article “Carbon Footprint of Single-Use Plastic Items and Their Substitution”.
Chef Mauro Colagreco
Chef of the Mirazur restaurant, in Menton in France, he was recently named a Unesco Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity. In 2019 he obtained the first position in the World's 50 Best Restaurants. For his well-known environmental commitment, he was named Plastic Free Ambassador.
Prof. Leonardo Binetti
PhD, entrepreneur, investor, materials scientist and engineer. Chief Innovation Officer (R&D) / Founder of AraBat Srl, he worked at Edinburgh Napier University as an associate professor of engineering of metallic, plastic and smart materials.
With decades of experience advising on environmental schemes across Europe, John Dick is one of the leading experts in the world of certifications. Founder of Assured Origin LDT.
Chef Dominique Crenn
"Best female chef in the world" for the World's Fifty Best (year 2016) and the only female chef in the United States to have been awarded three Michelin stars, for her restaurant Atelier Crenn, in San Francisco, California. Chef Domique Crenn has developed a food philosophy that promotes healthy living for the planet and is a Plastic Free ambassador.
Expert in compostable solutions and member of the Plastic Free Certification Committee.
Chef Luca Mattioli
Sous-chef and innovation manager of the Mirazur restaurant, Luca Mattioli spreads sustainability approaches in the food sector and not only in every part of the world.
Zaira Di Paolo
Executive Director of Plastic Free Certification SBRL.
Prof. Andrea Cinocca
Engineer for the environment and the territory, Ph.D. in Energy Engineering and "EGE - Expert in Energy Management" . Professor at the University of Teramo and consultant in the energy sector for companies and institutions.
Chef Davide Di Fabio
After 16 years at Osteria Francescana, in 2021 he began his adventure at the Dalla Gioconda restaurant in Gabicce Mare, where he immediately applied sustainability and Plastic Free choices, obtaining both a Michelin star and a green star in 2022.
Prof. Danilo Di Emidio
Ph.D in Psychology at the University of East London. Plastic Free consultant and manager of sustainability projects in the English academic world.
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