Cathy Rust is a consultant with over 25 years of experience in a variety of fields and responsibilities, from environmental policy creation and implementation to marketing and communications.
She is an expert in the circular economy and is currently involved with two start-ups which are built around circular economic principles.
Cathy is the creator and writer of a well-known niche blog, BEC Green, about green building materials, energy efficiency, waste management and the circular economy. She often contributes to other sites such as Sustainable Cities Collective and Green Builder Media.
Cathy holds a B.Sc. from McGill University, and an MA from the University of Toronto in Political Science and Environmental Studies. She is also an active LEED AP, BD+NC (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Accredited Professional and a certified Climate Leader with Climate Reality Project.