About Us

BioplasticsNews.com was created in December 2013 to increase visibility and awareness around bio-based and biodegradable plastics. Our website audience has been growing steadily and we reach thousands of people now. Our readers include industry professional as well as a non-professional audience. We focus on the essence meaning that we select the most important bioplastics news.

Axel Barrett – Founder

Axel has more than 12 years experience and is passionate about the web, marketing and communication.

Bruno Lepitre – Founder

Bioplastics - Bruno Lepitre

Bruno has 28 years experience in the sector and has a true passion for it.  Today Bruno is CEO of  SUSTINEO 2D and provides top level service in the following fields: General and new venture management; Interim CEO / MD; lobbying and financing industrial projects; collaborative partnerships,; emerging sectors (plant based chemistry, biopolymers, sustainable packaging, …)

Bruno has a broad functional expertise from division controller to business development manager, industrial site manager, general sales and marketing manager, followed by 10 years in Executive Director’s positions with full P&L responsibility in EMEA and 3 years as Vice President Global Product Portfolio.

Bruno spent 12 years as an expat in three different countries, speaks 5 languages and has experience in developing business activities in Russia, Brazil, South Africa and China.

Bruno occupied following positions during his career.

  • AVARAP – Group Leader
  • Sealed Air Corporation: Vice President Global Product Portfolio, Site manager and head of the Management, Executive Director EMEA, General Manager Laminates
  • W.R.GRACE: General manager sales & marketing Spain and Portugal, European Product Manager Skin and coextruded webs, Business development project manager, Finance analyst and Controller Chemicals Divisions




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