Antonio Cañas

 Consultant,Trainer, Auditor, Event Producer with sustainability expertise

Location: Bilbao/Basque Country/Spain
No Years in sustainable event practice: 10
Email: acanas (at) greenize.es
Website: www.greenize.es

Antonio es ingeniero industrial, con una vasta experiencia y formación en economía circular, ecodiseño y LCA y energía.

Es experto en comunicación y divulgación ambiental y fue nombrado en 2015 Embajador de Diamante de Europa dentro de la plataforma EE MUSIC, referencia europea en materia de sostenibilidad en eventos musicales. Así mismo, es el jurado especializado en sostenibilidad en los Premios Fest.

Hace unos años fundó Greenize y desde entonces dirige esta ingeniería dedicada al desarrollo de proyectos de sostenibilidad y economía circular aplicada. Está especializado en grandes eventos y en proyectos de I+D.

Le apasiona el diseño y es inquieto por naturaleza, lleva décadas como promotor de eventos musicales, cinematográficos y culturales, ingeniosamente creativo, y trotamundos profesional…. y sobre todo, capaz de cambiar para siempre tu forma de ver el mundo, proporcionándote las herramientas necesarias para que puedas obrar el cambio.

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Antonio is an industrial engineer, with a vast experience and training in circular economy, ecodesign and LCA and energy.

He is an expert in environmental communication and dissemination and was appointed European Diamond Ambassador in 2015 within the EE MUSIC platform, a European reference in the field of sustainability in musical events. He is also the jury specialized in sustainability in the Fest Awards.

A few years ago he founded Greenize and since then he directs this engineering dedicated to the development of sustainability projects and applied circular economy. He specializes in large events and R&D projects.

He is passionate about design and is restless by nature, has been for decades as a promoter of musical, film and cultural events, ingeniously creative, and professional globetrotter .... and above all, able to change forever your way of seeing the world, giving you the tools necessary for you to act the change.

List of events and projects he has worked on

  • Pilots and consultancy for Guide for Sustainable Events in Basque Country.
  • Jury specialized in Sustainability in Premios Fest
  • EE Music Project
  • EE Music Europe Awards 2015
  • EE Music Europe Diamand Ambassador
  • Slow Fashion Next Meeting 2015
  • 17th International Congress of Dietetics 2016
  • 3rd Summit of Travel Agencies Associations
  • Basque Ecodesign Meeting
  • Kilometroak
  • Fiesta de la Vendimia
  • Bilbo Basket
  • BIME
  • Ebrovision Music Festival
  • Bilbao BBK Live Music Festival
  • Somos Estrellas Festival
  • Caostica, Short Film Festival
  • BBFA Meeting 2016
  • Ibilaldia 2013
  • Bilbao World SUP Challenge
  • Bio Bike Eguna 2014

Degrees and qualifications:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • MsC. Renewable Energies
  • Expert in Ecodesign and LCA
  • Part Qualified Doctor in Project Management

Auditor for:

  • ISO 20121
  • EPD
  • ISO 14006
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001