Dr. Walter Mondt (°1955) is the founder and CEO of the company Ecorem since 1992. Before that time he worked in Niger and Guinée-Bissau for UNOPS, and also joined the Regional Waste Agency of Flanders. He received his PhD in Hydrological Sciences from the Civil Engineering Dpt of the University of Brussels. Mr. Mondt is a recognized senior expert and project coordinator in the field of solid waste management, waste-to-energy projects, soil remediation projects, studies on water resource management and capacity building missions. His communication skills made him an important spokesperson with a growing network in the public and private sector, in different European, Asian and African countries.