Chief Executive Officer
Battery Stewardship Council
Libby Chaplin is an expert in product stewardship and sustainability, driving the environmentally sound management of batteries across their lifecycle. In her role as CEO of the Battery Stewardship Council, Libby established Australia’s first nationwide, government-backed battery stewardship scheme, B-cycle. Accredited by the ACCC, B-cycle makes sure that the precious materials in every battery collected get made into something new. It is a unique approach to battery stewardship designed around accreditation and independent verification to rapidly increase battery collection rates across the country. Libby has worked extensively in electronics and battery stewardship, bringing practical experience in traceability and verification from her work in the US, Canada, the Republic of Korea, and Australia.