Clean Future Synergy Initiative 

We believe in jointly realizing a clean future through high-tech and polution-friendly methods. Connecting innovative solutions of companies to opportunities that exist on the various EMEA, APAC and AMER continents in order to reduce the global CO2 emission. 


The Clean Future Synergy Team

Sharro Jethu

Sharro Jethu

Position CEO & Chairman advisory board

About Entrepreneur Sharro, has more than 15 years of experience in connecting Chinese and Dutch governments and businesses. Organizing working visits to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and innovative business development in the field of different areas such as aviation and medical exchange for the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs China gives her the opportunity to get to know delegation members working in different sectors and provinces in China. Managing expectations of business partners is important because we work in multicultural teams. If problems occur she is proactive in finding solutions and she is always monitoring quality in order to improve the cooperation. Sharro has a Law background (Master international Law), experience with empowering teams, is informal investor and has expertise regarding safeguarding quality in organisations.

Paul Cobelens

Paul Cobelens

Position Advisory board

About Expert in waste management with more than 25 years of knowledge and experiences in all the disciplines of the waste management sector. Paul is the owner of the company Cores Environment Ltd: an international provider of waste management services and supplier of reusable raw materials and renewable fuels for companies, institutions and processors. Rethink, Reconnect and Rebuild is the slogan of the company Cores. Before he started the company he worked as director at Sortiva. He has a background in Economics.

Hans van de Nes

Hans van de Nes

Position Advisory board

About Hans van de Nes has more than 20 years of experience in the paper and plastics recycling industry. He developed the Reisswolf formula in The Netherlands and made it to a company that is responsible for the security shredding for KLM, Shell and the Dutch government. He is member of the board of European Recycling Industries’ Confederation division paper and director of Sortiva Paper and Plastics. Hans has a financial background.

Gertie Blaauwendraad

Gertie Blaauwendraad

Position Advisory board

About Gertie is a senior advisor regarding the implementation of sustainable goals in education. She is an experienced Chairperson with a demonstrated history of working in higher education industry. She is skilled in Semi-Government-, Education- and (Non)profit Organizations, Intercultural Communication, Consultancy, Coaching/Counseling, Managing and Lecturing/Training. Gertie is a strong professional with a PhD focused in Humanities/Humanistic Studies.

Chris Brils

Chris Brils

Position Advisory board

About Chris is assetmanager and specialist in sustainable and impact investment. He works at Actiam and also has a professional background in tropical forestry working towards sustainable forest management and published on agroforestry practices. He worked in forestry, in mostly South America (Guyana and Suriname). Chris was formerly the Head of Global High Yield at Bank of Montreal (BMO) Global Asset Management and at ABN AMRO Asset Management he was Head of European High Yield until 2008. He moved to Pall Mall Investment Management and served as Head of High Yield there before joining F&C (now BMO) in 2011. Chris holds Master degrees in forestry and business respectively from Wageningen and Nyenrode Universities and studied at geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing at ITC of the University of Twente. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Black Bear Carbon

Black Bear Carbon

Position Cooperation Partner

About Black Bear believes in infrastructure for a cleaner world. We view the waste tire problem and the threat of climate change as opportunities to make meaningful change. Using a circular economy model, we upcycle end-of-life-tires into high quality, safe, easy to use and sustainable Carbon Black products. Our long-term goal is to upcycle all waste tires and thus reduce oil use, with CO2 emission reductions equivalent to planting more than 1 billion trees. www.blackbearcarbon.com

The Salt Doctors

The Salt Doctors

Position Cooperation Partner

About The Salt Doctors, founded by Dr. Arjen de Vos, is a social enterprise that combines the expertise of different professionals to develop tailor-made solutions. Based on many years of applied research and various projects in the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Egypt and Kenya, they have the knowledge and the know-how to make saline agriculture work in the field. ​

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research

Position Cooperation Partner

About Wageningen University & Research is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the Wageningen Research foundation. “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life“ that is the mission of Wageningen University & Research. Over 6,500 employees and 12,000 students from more than hundred countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large. The strength of Wageningen University & Research lies in its ability to join the forces of specialized research institutes and the university. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach. The domain of Wageningen University and Research consists of three related core areas: Food and food production, Living environment, Health, lifestyle and livelihood.

Lelystad Airport Businesspark

Lelystad Airport Businesspark

Position Cooperation Partner

About Lelystad Airport Businesspark (LAB) functions as a steppingstone to Europe and the rest of the world. Literally and figuratively speaking. LAB gives your business room for growth and development. In the young and progressive province of Flevoland, LAB likes to look to the future in a down-to-earth way. LAB doesn't avoid problems, but turns them into opportunities – as real pioneers do.

Protifarm

Protifarm

Position Cooperation Partner

About Over the next few years, the way we eat will change completely. Effective, sustainable solutions will help us secure both a healthy lifestyle and a healthy planet. To make it possible, Protifarm, a Dutch agri-tech company, has created AdalbaPro, the world’s first ingredient line made from insects for the food and beverage industry. With AdalbaPro Textured Insect Protein (TIP) and AdalbaPro Insect Protein Concentrate (IPC), Protifarm managed to create solutions where edible insects become the new normal.

Jiangsu Hengrui Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd

Jiangsu Hengrui Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd

Position Cooperation Partner

About Jiangsu Hengrui Pharmaceuticals Co Ltd, is engaged in pharmaceutical production and innovation. Its mission is to promote a healthier life for humankind through achievements in science. It‘s committed to high quality pharmaceutical research, development and promotion. It was founded in 1970 and listed on the Shanghai stock exchange in 2000. By the end of 2019, it has a total of more than 24000 employees around the world, and is the domestic well-known antitumor pharmaceutics. In 2019, the company was listed among the TOP50 pharmaceutical companies in the world, ranking the 47th.