Elisabeth Smith

Elisabeth Smith is the Executive Director of the StEP Initiative, a multi-stakeholder platform bringing together different actors engaging in the management of e-waste on a global scale. In addition, she is heading the Dismantling- and Recycling-Centre (DRZ) in Vienna, a socio-economic facility for the treatment of e-waste. In the past Elisabeth has worked for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) where she focused on developing and implementing e-waste management projects in East Africa and Latin America. Elisabeth is an environmental scientist with a keen interest in e-waste management and in-depth knowledge of the subject on an international level.