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Research Principal, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Monique Retamal is a Research Principal at the Institute for Sustainable Futures - UTS, with ten years’ experience in urban sustainability research. Her research interests include sustainable consumption and production, circular economy, resource governance and sustainable lifestyles. Monique completed an interdisciplinary PhD at ANU regarding the prospects for emerging business models such as the sharing economy and collaborative consumption to contribute to sustainable consumption goals in Southeast Asia.


  • –present
    Research Principal - Sustainable Consumption and Production, University of Technology Sydney


  • 2012 
    Sydney University, Grad Cert Political Economy
  • 2007 
    Lund University, Master of Water Resources
  • 2003 
    University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Environmental Engineering