Eveline Jonkhoff studied Biology at the University of Amsterdam with specialisations on Environment & Society, toxicology and environmental legislation. Since her study she worked for the City of Amsterdam in the field of waste-to-energy and sustainable development as project-leader, advisor and marketing manager. Since 2008 she worked as strategic advisor on sustainable development. And as a logical next step since 2013 with a main focus on circular economy.
Amsterdam has the ambition to be one of the leading cities in the world on sustainable development and circular economy. The City has an integrated long term vision on sustainable development and a comprehensive sustainability agenda :