Akshay Shah, Group Executive Director, Silafrica. Akshay is a respected & accomplished leader in the Sustainable Plastics Packaging Industry, and a strong advocate for transitioning to a Circular Economy in Africa. In his role at Silafrica, one of Africa's leading sustainable plastic packaging manufacturing company for leading FMCG brands, his focus is on achieving sustainable growth through technology leadership & circular economy.
He believes the transition to realizing a true circular economy is only possible through teamwork by partnering with all stakeholders, and the benefit is a sustainable environment with huge job creation potential. He currently serves as the Board Chairperson on the Kenya Extended Producer Responsibility Organization (KEPRO) Board.