Frank Boons is Director of the Sustainable Consumption Institute and professor of Innovation and Sustainability at the University of Manchester. Since April 2019, he has also been a Senior Academic Fellow for Resources and Waste in Defra's Systems Research Programme. He is interested in understanding and facilitating processes of transition towards more sustainable provision for key human needs, covering topics such as the circular economy, net-zero economy, and the way in which the changing boundary between production and consumption affects just and sustainable provision. He has published widely on these topics, and is associate editor of the Journal of Industrial Ecology.
Position: Professor of Innovation and Sustainability at the University of Manchester