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Carlos Cardoso
CEO & Founder

Chemical Engineer – University of Coimbra (PT)
More than 20 years of experience in Waste Treatment Processes & plant design, fuel recycling, solvent recovery, Port Reception Facilities design, lubricant wastes, MARPOL waste, wastewater treatment. Former CEO and Managing Director in several majors companies.
Currently Board Member of several waste management companies.

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Matthew Byrne
Operations Manager

Master of Engineering Ship Science University of Southampton (UK)
Marine Surveyor and Ship surveyor for more than 15 years. Senior expert in MARPOL collection and Maritime Operations. ISM/ISPS Audits, Flag State Inspections, Class Surveys, Maritime Consultant
Former Managing Director of NATURE PORT RECEPTION FACILITIES Gibraltar.
Founder and Director of AMC MARINE.

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René van der Wolf
Expert port Operations

Bachelor Business Management – NCOI business school (NL)
Active Managing director of a Port Reception Facility in the Port of Rotterdam Area. International active as COO maritime. Board member of Oman Maritime Waste Treatment.
Former Harbourmaster in the Port of Rotterdam. General manager of dep. Vessel Traffic Management & Operations and dep. of Noxious & Dangerous Goods (incl. MARPOL

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Rene Marcel Knoll
QHSE Manager

Msc in Management of Integrated Risk - University of Delft (NL)
QHSE expert, and former Manager at Nature Group. Project leader in Sohar (Oman) for the Emergency Response Upgrade Program. More than 15 years working for the Port of Rotterdam Authority, as: Harbor master Officer, Port coordinator for Hazardous maritime waste. Superintendent and Senior Advisor.
ISO9001&14001 auditor. Crisis Management, and Marpol waste expert.

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David Rayment
Project Manager

PRINCE2 (Projects In A Controlled Environment) Practioner
Project Manager with over 25 years experience in Managing Engineering Construction Projects in Europe, Middle East, North America and South America. Specifically working on Water Treatment Projects for the past 15 years.
Former Design Manager for UK Water Treatment Plants.

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João Touzet
Project Manager

Mechanical Engineer – Technical University of Lisbon (PT)
Senior Project Manager with experience in Investments and plant design, with more than 19 years working in the waste recycling Technology. Former Technical Manager at EGEO GROUP, in charge of Investments, quality, Security, insurance liability program. Experience as Maintenance Manager.
Coordination Engineer on various investment projects : Waste, Energy , Chemical and Pharmaceutical .