Dr. Gerald Rebitzer is responsible for Sustainability at Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas. This role encompasses both environmental management and social responsibility from an operations perspective as well as working with customers and suppliers to enhance the performance of the packaging products Amcor provides. From 2007 to 2009 he was head of product-related sustainability management at Alcan Packaging. Prior to this, he had several roles related to EHS and sustainability within Alcan, focusing on the various aluminum production and fabrication business (2003 – 2007). Gerald has nearly 20 years of experience in implementing sustainability initiatives and life cycle approaches in sectors such as Packaging, Building and Construction, Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, and Metals. He holds a Ph.D. in Life Cycle Management from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne and a Masters in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University Berlin. To date he has published more than 120 papers in the area of life cycle thinking and sustainability.