Researcher biography

Brunilde holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Environmental Management from the University of Strasbourg in France.  Her thesis focused on the association of Lean manufacturing and Environmental management as a way to help manufacturing industries cope with societal challenges and foster their business excellence. Brunilde also holds a Master of Science in Mechatronics from the University of Strasbourg. 
Brunilde joined UQ's Sustainable Minerals Institute in 2018, working on social performance and data analysis at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM). Moving to the Julius Kruttschnitt Minerals Research Centre (JKMRC), she used System Thinking and System Dynamics methodologies to represent the complex causal relationships arising at the interface between mining operations, communities and the environment.
Brunilde commenced with the University College in London in early 2020, as a Research Fellow in Energy Transitions.


  • Verrier, B. Rose, E. Caillaud, Lean and Green strategy: the Lean and Green House and maturity deployment model, Journal of Cleaner Production, March 2016
  • B. Verrier, B. Rose, E. Caillaud, H. Remita, Combining organizational performance with sustainable development issues: the Lean and Green Project benchmarking repository, Journal of Cleaner Production, December 2014
  • B. Verrier, B. Rose, E. Caillaud, Promoting best practices for industrial excellence integrated with sustainable development issues: the Lean and Green strategy, Gerpisa colloquium, 4-6 June 2014, Kyoto
  • B. Verrier, B. Rose, E. Caillaud, Sustainable manufacturing through lean and green approach