Anton Brummelhuis holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering and in Business Administration. He started his professional career at Philips in 1987 in industrial management and during the first 16 years Anton has been accountable for operations within and over factories, including outsourcing. Thereafter he has been leading businesses, innovations to markets and business creation. Since 2010 Anton is senior director of sustainability and drives sustainable business development programs for Philips Lighting in the areas of energy efficiency, circular economy and social innovations. In this role he has represented Philips Lighting in supervisory boards of collection and recycling service organizations across Europe and has chaired public private workgroups.