Menno M. Holterman is CEO of Nijhuis Water Technology Holding, and CEO/Founder of Naesta Holding, a newly established industrial private equity company specializing in the water, energy, and food nexus. Menno, who is Chairman of the Netherlands Water Technology Innovation Board and Board Member of the Netherlands Water Partnership, previously served as CEO of Norit when it received the “Best Water Technology Company” award from Global Water Intelligence.
With Naesta, Menno invests in SME and highly innovative start-up companies around the world. Menno is also a member of the Steering Committee of the International Water Week in Amsterdam, chairman of the Industrial Leaders Forum, and advisor to Aquatech (organizing committee), the world’s leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and wastewater in the Netherlands, China and India.
Menno also serves as a Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Industrial Water Solutions Expo Summit Brazil, the first in a series of events entirely focused on industrial water, wastewater and reuse. Menno joined the BlueTech Forum Advisory Board in 2012.