Katrina Shum

Head of Regeneration & Sustainability, Lush Cosmetics

Katrina is passionate about the positive impact of businesses to be a catalyst for change in their operations, through their supply chain and with the customers and communities they touch. As the Head of Regeneration & Sustainability at Lush Cosmetics, Katrina has spent the last decade leading strategy, supporting teams and driving initiatives across five manufacturing facilities, two distribution centres and 260+ retail shops across North America. She works closely with cross functional departments across the business to integrate and elevate sustainability through supply chain, procurement and distribution, operational processes, and the built environment. Key areas include energy/carbon/climate, packaging/circularity/zero waste, water, nature and regenerative systems. Prior to joining Lush, Katrina helped build the foundation of a sustainability program for a major food service provider impacting 500+ higher education institutions. Internationally, she has worked on ecotourism and community-based tourism projects in Mongolia, Laos and Malaysia. Katrina holds an MBA from Arizona State University and a BS from Cornell University.

Speaker Sessions

Scaling Circularity: Strategies for Implementing Circular Practices in Your Organization

  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Intersectional Track
  • Circular Practices and Business Models
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Paul Shorthouse Managing Director, Circular Economy Leadership Canada (CELC)
Georgia Lavender Director of Program Operations, Synergy Foundation
Craig Hodge Chair, National Zero Waste Council
Vice-Chair, Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Committee
Councilor, City of Coquitlam
Noah Topp Business Development Manager, Nexus Modular
Katrina Shum Head of Regeneration & Sustainability, Lush Cosmetics