#BlueTechForum2019 – Innovating Towards Resilient Water Systems | 5th & 6th June 2019 | Kew Gardens, London, UK

Advisory Board 2012

The Advisory Board for the Blue Tech Forum is carefully selected to give a cross section of expertise. The Board help ensure that BlueTech Forum 2012 will be the water technology event of the year!

Paul Lelieveld

Paul Lelieveld
Since 2012, Paul has served as a member of the BlueTech Forum Advisory Board. Paul Lelieveld is a leading advisor for water technology and works in the Wetsus Business Development Office. Paul has over 20 years of experience in the management of international... Read More

Menno Holterman

Menno Holterman
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... Read More

Joseph E. Zuback

Joseph E. Zuback
Joseph E. Zuback is the President and Founder of Global Water Advisors, Inc., a firm that specializes in providing support to global water managers, solution providers, and investors for optimization of performance, development, and commercialization of advanced water... Read More

Henrik Skov Laursen

Henrik Skov Laursen
Henrik Skov Laursen manages Grundfos’ cleantech office located in Palo Alto, California. At this location, Grundfos works with research and academic institutions and start-up companies to be the catalyst in creating new sustainable business and product solutions... Read More

Paul O’Callaghan

Paul O’Callaghan
Paul O’Callaghan is the founding CEO of O2 Environmental, and CEO of BlueTech Research, a subsidiary company of O2 Environmental that provides clients with expert insight and analysis on industry drivers and trends and the evolving water technology market. Paul holds... Read More

John Coburn

John Coburn
Prior to joining XPV in January 2006, John was a private investor focused on the water industry.  He was one of the earliest employees of ZENON Environmental, and as President and Chief Operating Officer, he helped grow the company from start up to over $146M in... Read More

Helge Daebel

Helge Daebel
Emerald Technology Ventures is a globally recognized brand for venture investments in energy, water and materials. Since 2006, Helge has been responsible for Emerald’s water activities – defining strategy, driving investment processes and supporting portfolio... Read More

Steve Kloos

Steve Kloos
Steve Kloos is a Partner with True North Venture Partners, based in Chicago. True North Venture Partners offers investments and support to early stage businesses that possess the potential to transform, expand, and lead global industries in such sectors as energy,... Read More

Rafael Simon

Rafael Simon
Rafael joined VantagePoint from Zenon Environmental (acquired by GE), a leading water treatment company. At Zenon Environment, Rafael served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this position, Rafael held responsibility for all aspects of sales, operations,... Read More

Ramesh Rengarajan

Ramesh Rengarajan
Ramesh started a Strategy and Innovation consulting firm named “Angstroms” in July 2009. As its Chief Architect he is currently advising startups, utilities and Private Equity firms on operational and investment strategies. Ramesh specializes in performing technical... Read More