We are a team of textile & material enthusiasts and advocates for the circular economy, having seen devastation generated by the textile industry first hand, from an early age. We have set about tightening up the definition of what sourcing materials means when it comes to a circular and sustainable future. An internationally placed team, equipped to respond to our client's requirements.
Jordanna is the founder of AMBIO-N (CircularSourceSM). A previous management consultant and now the owner of a B2B procurement platform for circular materials, Jordanna has found great value in mapping circular economy thinking to her digital solution for apparel industry. Confronted with the devastation and waste of apparel industry at the outset of her career she has aimed to address waste across the supply-chain and is an advocate of reuse of resources already in circulation.
Jordanna has an Exec MBA from Oxford University, Masters in Finance, Trade and Shipping from Cass Business School. Prior to AMBIO-N Jordanna worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, for 8 years as a management consultant and acted as COO for 3 technology platforms. She took a sabbatical in 2012 to study textiles at Parsons School of Art & Design. She has also owned her own luxury goods company which she established in the UK, and had listed across all major retailers in London.
Circular Economy advent - UK
Daniela has taken on the role of business development for the UK, for AMBIO-N (CircularSourceSM). She has also seen first hand the devastation of pollution caused by industry and is an advocate of circular economy to discover business-driven solutions.
Daniela is a Skoll Scholar at the Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship with extensive experience and insights on impact businesses. She has 11 years of experience in emerging markets across Asia and Eastern Europe. Her passion for circular strategies was born while studying for her MBA at Oxford University.
Circular Economy advent - India
Teesta has taken on the role of Head of Partnerships for India and ESG, for AMBIO-N (CircularSourceSM). Her work in schools based out of urban slum dwellings in India, made her see over time the immense havoc wrecked by poor waste management systems, to ultimately result in hazardous living conditions.
With an experience of 10 years in the social impact space, she is an alumni of the four country ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) network based in Germany that contributes to a global network of sustainability experts from Mexico, South Africa, Germany & India. Passionate about conservation, waste management and ESD, she has also worked as a sustainability consultant with WESSA in South Africa and briefly co-founded an ethical luxury clothing brand specializing in peace silk from North East India.
Circular Economy advent - Africa
Nafeesa is our Conservation Science Advisor for anything wildlife-related and our Africa regional Ambassador/Representative for sustainable and circular materials.
Nafeesa is an interdisciplinary conservation scientist with a pragmatic entrepreneurial perspective. She is an Imperial College London (MSc Conservation Science) and McGill University (BSc Applied Zoology) alumnus, with over 10 years experience across NGO, government and private sectors. She is has been and is involved in many conservation projects and business & biodiversity approaches, related to illegal wildlife trade, natural capital, blue economy, sustainable agriculture and human-wildlife conflicts. She currently leads conservation finance and social science for CORDIO East Africa to support effective co-managed marine areas. Nafeesa recently worked at University of Oxford (with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science and Oxford Martin School) and is an Ideas 2 Impact Fellow at the Oxford Saïd Business School.
Interim / acting CTO