Who we are

The World Plastics Council (WPC) is a platform for cooperation that brings together industry leaders and allows us to apply their collective insights and expertise to addressing the key issues and opportunities facing the plastics industry globally.


Our Mission

Global problems require global solutions

The mission of the World Plastics Council is to help address the global challenges facing the plastics systems whilst ensuring that society continues to benefit from plastics. It is focused on reducing plastic pollution and addressing climate change through the development of a circular economy globally.

As the voice of the global industry, the World Plastics Council promotes increased collaboration and dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders, including the plastics value chain, governments, the UN, NGOs and researchers. It advocates for policies that reduce plastics waste and drive advances in circularity across the plastics system and globally.

Our Members

World Plastics Council members include leading plastic manufacturers from Asia, the Middle East, North and South America, and Europe.

Our Executive Committee

The World Plastics Council Executive Committee represents the Council and our members and steers the Council’s day to day operations.

Benny Mermans

Chairman of the World Plastics Council​

Bob Maughon

Executive Vice-President, Sustainability, Technology & Innovation, SABIC

Mark Nikolich​

Vice-President, North America, Braskem​

Ajay Shah

President, Polymer Chain, Reliance Industries Limited

Daniel Moore

Vice President, Polyethylene at ExxonMobil Product Solutions

Tracey Campbell​

EVP Sustainability & Corporate Affairs, LyondellBasell
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Our Partner Organizations

Organizations like these are crucial partners in achieving our mission. By collaborating with them, we’re creating a more sustainable future.

Guanglian Pang

Executive Board Member CPCIF

Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun

Secretary General

Virginia Janssens

Managing Director