Hans Axel Kristensen
Co-founder and CEO

Hans Axel Kristensen is the co-founder and CEO of PLASTIX, a clean-tech mechanical recycling company that is committed to tackle plastic pollution of the oceans preventively, by transforming maritime waste into high-quality Green Plastic raw material. Employing co-creative and innovative processes, Hans has driven the development of sustainable technologies, enabling the transition to a circular plastic economy that conserves valuable resources and reduces CO2 emissions.

Born 1966 in Denmark, Hans holds a Master’s degree in Law and has held various international executive management positions at listed companies such as Scandic Hotels, Dell, and Carlsberg, after which he entered the world of start-ups. Hans is an outspoken advocate of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, green economic growth, and Green Plastics.