Heyd manages PACE's Plastics and Textiles Programs. She ensures the right partners join the discussions, facilitates the conversations, and assists them in identifying and pursuing projects based on the Action Agenda’s calls-to-action.

Heyd is passionate about working with different stakeholders to find solutions that lead to a more positive society-environment interaction. She has over 5 years of experience in project coordination and management as well as in performing research on circular economy topics. She holds a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Groningen with a focus on environmental law. Heyd enjoys learning about different cultures, music, interior design, and nature.