Peter Wang Hjemdahl

Peter Wang Hjemdahl

Company: rePurpose Global

Job title: Co-founder & Chief Advocacy Officer


Peter Wang Hjemdahl is a Chinese-Norwegian social entrepreneur and Co-Founder & Chief Advocacy Officer of rePurpose Global, the world’s leading plastic action platform dedicated to reducing waste, reviving lives and restoring nature’s balance.

Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, Peter strategized on business growth for social enterprises across 4 continents and advised on impact financing for development institutions such as the World Bank and USAID. Peter is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and has been awarded membership in several notable cohorts, such as Forbes 30 Under 30, Unreasonable Fellowship, Halcyon Fellowship, President’s Engagement Prize, BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network, and the St. Gallen Symposium Leaders of Tomorrow.


Workshop C: Tackling single-use plastics 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Chaired by Paula Chin, Senior Policy Advisor, WWFRead more

day: DAY 1 - 1 March 2023
stream: Workshop