Gunda RachutChair at Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister
Osnabrück-born lawyer Gunda Rachut has served as Chair of the Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Foundation Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) since June 2017. Ms Rachut studied law in Osnabrück (Germany) and Strasbourg (France). Following a brief stint in radio journalism, she became Environmental Officer at Studentenwerk Osnabrück (Osnabrück Student Services), before joining Ökoregio-Institut as Spokeswoman of the Management Board and Editor of the Ökoregio-Nachrichten magazine. From 1993 to 2012, she was Managing Partner of cyclos GmbH.
In 2011 Ms Rachut contributed to expert opinions of the German Federal Government on the simulation for further developing the Verpackungsverordnung (Packaging Ordinance). In 2015 the founding associations of the ZSVR appointed Ms Rachut as manager of the project from which the ZSVR later emerged. She has been a member of the Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler (Federation of German Scientists) since 1995.