Policy Advisor, Wastewater, Aa en Maas
Maarten Nederlof has a PhD in Environmental Sciences at Wageningen Agricultural University in The Netherlands. He has been active in de water sector for more than 25 years now. He worked as a scientist on water technology at the KWR Watercycle Research Institute, and at Wetsus, the European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology. He worked as a process engineer for Vitens, the largest drinking water company in he Netherlands, and at present for 6 years now at Waterboard Aa en Maas.
His main focus is on the improvement of effluent water quality of waste water treatment plants. Especially regarding nutrients and organic micropollutants, such as pharmaceuticals. He is programme manager of the National Implementation Programme for the removal of pharmaceuticals out of WWTP effluent.