European Recovered Paper Council


The Jury

The following personalities judged the entries for the two different categories of the European Paper Recycling Awards 2015. The 2017 edition judges will be available soon!

Henri VERMEULEN, ERPC Chairman

Henri Vermeulen is 49 years of age and holds a master’s degree in Law from Maastricht University. Since 1997, he is responsible in Europe for all recovered paper activities, first at Kappa Packaging and since 2005 for the merged Smurfit Kappa group. In this function he is involved in many different entities throughout Europe, from operating paper for recycling companies to industrial associations like CEPI, where he chaired the Recycling & Product committee for several years. He is married with two children and has the Dutch Nationality.

Mr Vermeulen is Vice President Paper for Recycling of the Smurfit Kappa Group and represents CEPI in the EPRC. His ERPC chairmanship began on 1 January 2015 and he will remain in this position until the end of 2016.


Eva KAILI, Member of the European Parliament, Head of the Greek S&D Delegation (Pasok/Elia)


Eva Kaili is a rising politician of the new generation of Greece, elected four times (2004-2012) with the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK).

For the past ten years, she has worked as a newscaster for MEGA Channel, has been an advisor on International Relations of Group DemCo, Alpha Tv, a communication advisor of the PanHellenic Pharmaceutical Union, an advisor on International Relations and Greek products exports and held as well the position of the Director of the Centre of Equality and Equal Opportunities.

She holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering, and Postgraduate Studies in European Politics. Currently, she is conducting her PhD in International Political Economy.

Susanne HAASE, Journalist


Since January 1, 2015 Susanne Haase is working for Keppler Medien Gruppe, Heusenstamm, Germany, as Consultant to the Editor-in-chief and Chief Reporter of the magazines for the paper and cartonboard industry, apr – Aktuelle Papier-Rundschau and apr Extra Wellpappe. She also supports the magazine avr – Nonwovens and Technical Textiles in the same function.

Before, Susanne worked for ipw magazine for the international pulp and paper industry for a total of ten years. For seven of them she was the magazine’s Editor-in-chief and became an expert for this industry.

After training to be a journalist, she worked as an editor and responsible editor for weekly newspapers and for magazines, before she became a freelance journalist and writer. She has also worked – among others - for renowned German consumer magazines like Stern and brandeins.

Emmanuelle NEYROUMANDE, Manager Forest Products Footprint and Consumption, WWF

Pulp and Paper Strategy Manager at WWF International since 2011, she has 20 years of experience in international forestry and responsible wood product manufacturing, of which 10 years with WWF-France, as manager of the Forest team. She has build partnership with pulp and paper companies and engaged major retailers on sustainable wood product consumption. Emmanuelle has recently become Manager, Forest Product Consumption & Footprint in WWF, where she will expand her scope beyond paper products. Prior to WWF, she spent 3 years at the Representation of the European Commission in Indonesia in charge of Forestry projects. In Indonesia she also participated in field projects on Sustainable forestry Certification in Borneo with GTZ (german cooperation), as well as Non Timber Forest Products use in Sumatra with CIFOR (Center for International Research on Forestry).

Petri VASARA, Dr.Tech., Head of Global Consulting Practice, Pöyry Management Consulting

Dr. Petri Vasara is the head of the global BioFutures practice of Pöyry. He has been involved in industrial policy and recycling from the first Voluntary Agreement between the European Commission and the paper industry 1996-2000, and lead many studies and projects in support of industrial and consumer recycling goals. Apart from paper recycling, he has been involved in  plastics, metal and glass recycling, and dealt with innovations in recycling methods (both collection and utilisation).