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Prof. Steffen Böhm is Professor in Organisation & Sustainability and he also lead the Sustainability & Circular Economy Research Cluster of the UoE Business School. He will provide the project with key expertise in the field of sustainability policy, circular economy and supply chain optimization. Dr David Monciardini is Senior Lecturer in Business and Society and holds a PhD in Law and Society. His area of expertise is regulation for sustainable companies and corporate accountability. Secondments will be mainly concerned with methodological and technical issues (such as critical discourse analysis; fieldwork analysis of multi-stakeholder regulatory initiatives; mixed methods) and with regulatory issues related to circular economy at different levels (national and EU law). Sarah Hartley is a Senior Lecturer in Management at the University of Exeter Business School where she researches science, technology and innovation governance. Her current work examines responsible governance of biotechnology in areas of global health, sustainable agriculture, and food security in Europe, Africa, and North and South America.