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Yannick Heni


Yannick Heni

M. Eng. (Packaging Technology)



Yannick Heni works as a Researcher at Ecologic Institute. His work focuses on resource conservation and efficiency, the transition towards a circular economy, including waste prevention and producer responsibility. A native speaker of German, Yannick Heni is fluent in English and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

Among the projects, Yannick Heni primarily works on "Scientific Accompanying Research on Current Discourses on Resource Conservation (DiskuRes)" and "Transforming into a sustainable European pharmaceutical sector (TransPharm)".

Before joining Ecologic Institute, Yannick Heni was a researcher in the plastics and packaging department at the German Environment Agency (UBA). While pursuing his master's degree, he was employed for the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union Germany (NABU) as a student worker. There, his research focused on various topics in the field of resources and circular economy. Prior to that, he interned at Ökopol Institut für Ökologie und Politik, where he worked on ecological aspects of products and product systems.

Yannick Heni obtained a master's degree in Packaging Technology at the Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT). In his master's thesis, he analyzed the influence of printing inks on the mechanical recycling of plastic packaging and identified potential reduction measures in cooperation with Interseroh+. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Packaging Technology from the University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart (Germany).

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