SWANA

Multiple Tracks

Special Planning and Management Session: Investments in Solid Waste

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location TBD

Moderator: TBD

Panelists will discuss financing options for public sector solid waste facilities.

Speakers:

Bridget Croke, Vice President, External Affairs, Closed Loop Partners

Bridget Croke

Bridget Croke leads external affairs including investor partnerships, industry partnerships, communications and special projects at the Closed Loop Partners. Pior to Closed Loop Partners, Ms. Croke has been working on sustainability, circular economy and turning waste into value for 20 years through organizations including Fair Food Project of Philadelphia, Recyclebank and Purpose.

Rosita Wong, Founder and President, GreenCity e3 Ltd

Rosita Wong

Rosita Wong is the founder and president of GreenCity e3 Ltd, a project development firm that services the renewable energy sector in global emerging markets. Under Ms. Wong’s leadership, GreenCity has built its local network in a global scale—encompassing the Asia Pacific, South Asia and Africa. She is proud to become the frontline project developer for municipalities, technology suppliers and our project development colleagues to capitalize on the opportunities from the emerging markets. Prior to GreenCity, Ms. Wong founded East Group, which helped international governments on international trade with the Asia Pacific. Her firm represented the Government of Canada, the State of California, the Government of Mexico and the Government of Hungary on several economic fronts. It also served many municipalities since 2005 in promotion to China. Having offices in China and Thailand, Ms. Wong is leading her company to return to North America. Her priority is to participate in the waste management sector, leveraging the financing and project development resources that her company has accumulated internationally. In addition to waste management, Ms. Wong and her team also facilitate projects related to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Active projects are ranged from smart cities, smart grid, solar farms, micro-hydro stations, wind farms, waste water treatment plants and green buildings. Ms. Wong was a journalist by training. She was the Washington correspondent for 2001–2003 and the Ottawa Correspondent 2003–2005 for various media organizations. In 2002, Ms. Wong garnered four media awards in California for her excellence in journalism and the in-depth presentation of the U.S.-China relations.

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