Since November 2017, the Circular Industries team members have been working continuously on the realization of Urban Mining Factory - Printed Circuit Boards project.


Martin van Zanten

Operation (co-founder)

Creator of the Extended Systems Engineering ('ESE') methodology. Senior Project Manager within infrastructure and aviation. Technical squadron leader (rank: Major) at the Royal Netherlands Air Force.

Team member since 2017.

Niels Wagemaker
Marketing & PR (co-founder)

Director of national and international investment funds. Serial entrepreneur in ICT. In 1998 one of the world's first 'green' procurement specialists at an international environmental NGO.

Team member since 2017.

Jan Reitsma


Senior Project Manager within aviation and aerospace. Specialist in complex integrations. For many years practitioner of the ESE methodology, based on functional thinking and validating solutions.

Team member since 2017.

Philip-Jan Reeb


Founder and Managing Director of a leading pension consultancy firm in the Netherlands. Sales Director pensions corporate clients at one the largest financial service providing groups of the Netherlands.

Team member since 2019.

Maurik Jehee


VP Impact Finance and Sr. Banker Carbon & Impact Investment within the banking sector. Since 2004 active in the international fields of sustainable development and energy transition.

Team member since 2022.

Jan Gerrits


Sr. Inspector, Consultant, Auditor and Quality Engineer materials and products at several manufacturing and engineering companies. Founder and Managing Director of aluminium technology company.

Team member since 2018.

Roelof Platenkamp


Founding Partner of solid state battery technology start-up, Founder of oil & gas exploration company.
Vice President at one of the world's leading oil and gas exploration companies.

Team member since 2019.

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Urban Mining Factory - Printed Circuit Boards