Jonathan Cocker‘s article “Aviation Waste Problem Is A Green Economy Opportunity” was featured on LAW360.
Jonathan D. Cocker heads Baker McKenzie’s Environmental Practice Group in Canada and is an active member of the firm's Global Consumer Goods & Retail and Energy, Mining and Infrastructure groups. Mr. Cocker provides advice and representation to multinational companies on a variety of environmental and product compliance matters, including extended producer responsibilities, dangerous goods transportation, GHS, regulated wastes, consumer product and food safety, and contaminated lands matters. He assisted in the founding of one of North America’s first Circular Economy Producer Responsibility Organizations and provides advice and representation to a number of domestic and international industry groups in respect of resource recovery obligations. Mr. Cocker was recently appointed the first Sustainability Officer of the International Bar Association Mr. Cocker is a frequent speaker and writer on environmental issues and has authored numerous publications including recent publications in the Environment and Climate Change Law Review, Detritus – the Official Journal of the International Waste Working Group, Chemical Watch, Circular Economy: Global Perspectives published by Springer, and in the upcoming Yale University Journal of Industrial Ecology’s special issue on Material Efficiency for Climate Change Mitigation. Mr. Cocker maintains a blog focused upon international resource recovery issues at environmentlawinsights.com.
Andrew is a green-air transport protagonist, speaker, content writer and a soon to be podcast co-host. His diverse knowledge derives from his prior executive roles in aviation, travel management, workplace mindfulness, learning and leadership development. The International Aviation Waste Management Association (IAWMA) is building a reputation of being "the most trusted circular economy knowledge source specializing in aviation." As the Executive Director, Andrew is committed to promoting industry-wide collaboration to help rewrite the waste narrative of global aviation. The IAWMA is a Green Association, and Commercial Marketplace established to advance evidence-based circular economy knowledge and adoption in global aviation.