Olaf studied Hydrology (’06) and added later a MBA (’10) to his CV. He worked his whole career in the wide field of the secondary raw materials. First as a researcher, then commercially for a waste company. He started in ’11 at AquaMinerals, with a main focus on developing and maintaining pathways for residuals originating from water treatment. In ’16 he became CEO of AquaMinerals.

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