Julien is founder and director of EA – Shaping Environmental Action, an innovation and eco-design center based in Switzerland (shaping-ea.com). He is an expert in environmental modelling and life cycle assessment. He studied environmental engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), and holds a PhD in chemistry. Julien is also an innovative entrepreneur, having founded several associations and companies, including Quantis International, one of the leading global consultancy specialised in life cycle assessment. In the past, he has worked as a researcher, environmental consultant, product manager and managing director. Julien is passionate about understanding and shaping the conditions enabling individuals and organisation to take action and increase their environmental performance. Current and recent projects cover the development of plastic footprint methodologies as well as awareness raising tool for a more circular use of plastic. EA supports swiss organisation on their way towards eco-designing greener products.