Mary Michel’s academic background is in the philosophy of sustainable thinking. She is Director of the Incorporation of Goldsmiths, which includes responsibility for all their ethical sourcing, charitable and educational programmes, and is Vice Chair of Craft Scotland, Scotland’s national agency for craft.
Ostrero is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was created in 2016 by Mary and Marian Brown, who are both passionate about the very real and positive changes that the Circular Economy can create. It is a research and advocacy body that raises awareness of what the Circular Economy is and why it is vitally important to Scotland’s economic and environmental wellbeing.