About the author: Dr. Peter Tom Jones

Peter Tom Jones (Dr. Ir.) is the Director of the KU Leuven Institute for Sustainable Metals and Minerals. As a KU Leuven IOF (Industrial Research Fund) Senior Research Manager in the field of sustainable metallurgy, Jones is co-founder of the Centre for High Temperature Processes and Sustainable Materials Management. Together with Prof. Koen Binnemans he is the founder of the SOLVOMET Industrial Service Centre. He is actively engaged as (vice-)coordinator and/or exploitation manager of several EU Horizon 2020 ETN/RIA and EIT RawMaterials  projects (see overview here). From a public engagement point of view, Jones has also given more than 600 lectures related to urban/landfill mining, climate change (mitigation) and transition management. He is the author of several books, including Het klimaatboekKlimaatcrisisTerra Incognita & Terra Reversa.