Managing Director | Circl8
Marcel Jacobs is a recognized and rewarded subject matter expert specialized in sustainable value chains and circular procurement, increasing transparency in supply chains, driving multi- stakeholder engagement, and implementing circular business. He is co-founder and managing director of CIRCL8.
In his previous role as director supplier sustainability, he worked within Royal Philips’ Group Procurement. Next to development of an innovative and leading Sustainable Sourcing strategy
2020, he managed specific programs like Supplier Sustainability Performance (‘beyond audits’), Circular Procurement to support Philips’ ambition to deliver 100% circular solutions by 2025, Responsible sourcing programs through collaborative stakeholder engagement at origin (mines) or minerals. Through a groundbreaking SSP – Beyond audit approach, Royal Philips increased transparency, achieved higher levels of supplier engagement achieving structural impact in its value chain.
Earlier in his career he applied principles and managed programs in eco-design and LCA’s at Philips Lighting and green marketing at Office Depot.