Leona Silberstein works as an environmental inspector in the city of Helsinki. Her job includes supervision work in the areas of waste operations and noise prevention. In addition, Leona is responsible for promoting circular economy in the city. At present, she is in charge of creating a roadmap for circular and sharing economy for the city organization. She has also trained the city’s employees in climate issues and circular economy. Recently she has participated in a EIT Klimate CIK coordinated project called ‘Circular Cities’, which aims to find ways to implement circular economy in cities’ operations. Helsinki leads the work package 5, which focuses on circularity in public procurement within the construction sector.
Leona keeps up her health by jogging. As a passionate music lover she sings and plays the piano in a rock’n roll choir.