Kar Mei Tang
Chief Circular Economist
Dr Kar Mei Tang is an economist and policy specialist with over 25 years’ experience in the public and private sectors. She was previously Executive Director, Circular Economy with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and the NSW Environment Protection Authority, and Director, Economic Policy with the NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet.
Kar Mei also has extensive experience in policy advocacy as the former Head of Policy and Research with the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, in technology commercialisation through previous roles in SMARTS (now a division of Nasdaq OMX) and the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre, and consulting for corporate, NGO and government clients. She has a PhD in Economics (Sydney), Masters in Applied Statistics (ANU) and B.Comm Hons (Melbourne).
Expert commentary: circular economics and policy
Circular economics and policy