Waste warriors forging a cleaner future, one impact at a time.


Versatile waste managers by experience. Teamplayers by nature.

Our team has best-in-class global expertise to advise, engineer, develop and deliver waste management systems tailored to your situation. As hands-on impactmakers, we connect and create with local stakeholders to make it happen!

Niels wants to build end-2-end waste management services to upcoming economies. Like in Europe, but adapted to local circumstances, with the existing informal sector. With 15 years of experience as waste expert (certified cradle2cradle consultant) and former site - and operational manager in Europe, he can set up efficient waste management sites, logistics and processes.


Niels Van Den Hoek

Raghu wants to make impactful companies successful in India. He has a deep experience in financial management, accounting and advising companies on a range of financial and fiscal matters. He's supporting SweepSmart in all its endeavours in India.

Financial Director, India

Raghu Nathan P.R.

Rob creates the best out of two worlds by making a connection between two cultures, as he has shown in South America and Asia. With 25+ years of experience in all areas waste management (from collection to segregation, transport and recycling), having been CEO and operational director of several European waste management companies, he has a track record not many can compete with!

Country Director, India

Rob Tholenaars

Rohith wants to solve one of his country's biggest challenges: waste management. He is eager to get an opportunity to take in European knowledge and apply it in India. ‍ With 13 years of management, operations and engineering experience in waste management, he is making things happen: working with the teams on the ground to design improvement plans and and create change.

Project Manager

Rohith Kumar K.H.

Sandy is a passionate advocate for waste management and circular economy. She believes that changes are possible with the collaboration of all the people, and she wants to take part in the sustainability shift that is needed by her home country, Indonesia. With 4 years of experience in solid waste management and circular economy locally and internationally, she is dedicated to creating a sustainable future for her home country.


Sandy Indriana

Saskia gets excited by working on innovative approaches to tackle social and environmental challenges. She likes systemic approaches to solving big problems, but at the same time being pragmatic in the day-to-day adaptation of these to create impact. She has worked in finance and impact investing in Europe, Asia and Africa and has a particular interest in circular economy.

Senior Consultant

Saskia Werther

Siddharth wants to address climate change by combining technology and design. He believes in building connections and interdisciplinary collaborations to solve the waste issue and create a circular economy. With 7 years of architectural & urban planning experience and many years in waste, he brings a unique skill set to build waste infrastructure in upcoming economies.

Silvia believes in connecting people and ideas to solve the world's problems. In this case: solving the developing world's waste problem with local and foreign organisations.​ With 5 years experience as consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and 10 years as social entrepreneur, business developer, trainer and facilitator, she knows about running social businesses in a smart and collaborative way.


Silvia De Vaan

Surjya is an urban development consultant and researcher, working across themes such as infrastructure development, urban governance, Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks, and service design and implementation guidelines. She has over 4 years of experience in the urban development paradigm, with 3 years of dedicated experience in research and writing.

Urban Development Consultant

Surjyatapa Ray Choudhury

As of August 2019 Hmingtei, has joined SweepSmart as an Office Assistant. She is from the state Mizoram in the North East of India. It is her ambition to help the team and to grow with them in a sustainable manner. ‍ With her previous job as a teacher and her abilities to take good care of people, she is a wonderful asset to the company. Always motivated and positive, she sparkles in the office. Assisting the SweepSmart crew where ever needed & possible.



As passionate as we are about waste?  Want to work on these challenges in upcoming economies around the world?​