Vik Bansal

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With over 25 years’ experience in a range of executive roles in Australia, Asia and the United States, Vik Bansal has a proven track record of leading industrial organisations through significant growth, transition and improvement.

Creating Sustainability

Serving as CEO and Managing Director at Cleanaway from 2015-2021, Vik Bansal took the company on a good to great journey, developing the Footprint 2025 infrastructure strategy to invest in the right technology and facilities in the right location to drive resource recovery around Australia. Footprint 2025 is now entering phase two with a focus on moving across the waste value chain to enable on-shore circular economies for materials such as plastic and glass.


Vik holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with Honours, an MBA, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Engineers Australia. He is a founding Board member of the National Waste & Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC).