Dr. Mayuri Wijayasundara
- Executive Member of GlobalPSC
- Director of Anvarta
Mayuri is a leading expert in strategy and transformation specialising in enablers of transition towards a circular economy. She currently leads Anvarta, a management consulting practice that advocates circular economy and helps organisations with their transition. She is also engaged as Circular Economy Expert at UN Habitat.
Mayuri was a tenured University academic leading multiple research programs in circular economy until 2021, where she was the Deakin Lead Investigator and a Chief Investigator for Australian Research Council funded Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Transformation of Waste Resources to Engineered Materials and Solutions for a Circular Economy (TREMS). Mayuri has authored several research articles and is a contributor to acclaimed international forums such as World Economic Forum.
She joined academia following a career as a senior industry practitioner for nearly a decade. There, she has conceptualised, piloted and led programs driving organisational transformation in building materials and resource recovery industries in the Asia Pacific.
Mayuri obtained her PhD from the University of Melbourne and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant of CIMA, UK.