As Director and Origination Lead, Kristin is responsible for lead generation and deal flow for the Closed Loop Infrastructure Group.
Prior to joining Closed Loop Partners, Kristin was Founder and CEO of Radical Plastics, a startup focused on commercializing a patented, natural catalyst which renders conventional plastics biodegradable. In this role, she was responsible for all aspects of the business including fundraising, investor relations, strategic relationship management, corporate governance, partnership development, finance, supply chain and team management.
Before starting Radical Plastics, Kristin spent 20 years in Market Development for major multinational plastics and chemical companies including ExxonMobil, SABIC and Huntsman Corporation. She also spent several years at bioplastics company Metabolix, where she was responsible for Global Business Development for Mirel™, a family of patented biobased / biodegradable PHA polymers.
Kristin earned a Master of Plastics Engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She is a former Activate Fellow (2020-2022) and was named to the Forbes Next 1000 List of entrepreneurs working to redefine the American Dream (2021).