Dr Zahit Ergun Gungor
Dr Ergun Gungor has a background in environmental engineering from Cukurova University (Turkey) and continued his studies with an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. He holds a PhD in Industrial Sustainability from the University of Cambridge, where his research focused on understanding and improving sustainability in product changeovers. He is passionate about sustainability and his main research focuses on resource efficiency, circular economy practices, achieving net-zero manufacturing, promoting sustainability in small businesses, and engaging employees to drive sustainability
In his current role as a postdoctoral research associate, Dr Gungor is working with food manufacturers, alongside other researchers, to deploy a digital infrastructure to gather and use real-time data to drive business sustainability performance through gamification. Since 2021, he has led research sprints for the Sustainability Association, actively engaging with practitioners to support business sustainability transformation. He is also a trained facilitator for the Cambridge Sustainability Improvement Methodology (CSIM) and has been jointly delivering the program successfully in multiple sites.