Jay Thakkar, Principal Consultant, Circular Economy SME; Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Jay consults global organizations on Circular Economy, Sustainability Strategy, Digital Strategy, and 4IR Technologies – often working at the cross-section of business and technology. He advises global organizations on unlocking competitive advantage from the circular economy, shaping business strategy through the lens of value creation and sustainability, and the role of technology in transforming the way we do business. Jay has advised global organizations across multiple sectors on Circular Economy topics. At ERM in Toronto, he is a global SMA on circular economy, consults clients on the use of digital technology for sustainability and EHS solutions, and advises on 4IR technology disruptions. Jay currently sits on the City or Toronto’s Circular Economy Working Group and actively engages on several forums helping shape the broader sustainability agenda. He has closely worked with consortia like UNGC, Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), FICCI, FGI etc. in the past. When not busy helping transform the ways of business, Jay enjoys spending time in nature and walking trails.