Alicia GARCIA-FRANCO is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in the recycling sector. She has been Secretary General of the Spanish Federation of Recovery and Recycling (FER) since 1994, currently holding the position of Director-General. Additionally, she has been member of both EFR (European Ferrous Recovery & Recycling Federation, Member of EuRIC) and EUROMETREC (European Metal Trade and Recycling Federation, Member of EuRIC) Boards. Moreover, she is a member of the Board of SIGRAUTO (Spanish Association for the Environmental Treatment of End-of-Life Vehicles) and CONFEMETAL (Spanish Metal Confederation), expert in European standardisation procedures for waste electronic and electric equipment, and former expert for the development of end-of-waste criteria. Alicia GARCIA-FRANCO is Vice President of EuRIC since 2019.