Mayer, M.

McKinsey & Co., Vienna, Austria

Mirjam Mayer is a Consultant in McKinsey’s Vienna, Austria office. She advises executives at chemical, agribusiness and pharmaceutical companies on strategy, innovation and sustainability issues. She holds a PhD in biophysics and biology from Technische Universität Dresden, and undergraduate and MS degrees in biochemistry from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen.

Business Trends: How plastics waste recycling could transform the chemical industry

If plastics demand follows its current trajectory, global plastics-waste volumes would grow from 260 MMtpy in 2016 to 460 MMtpy by 2030, taking what is already a serious environmental problem to a new level.