Oriana Romano

Head of Unit, Water Governance and Circular Economy, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Cities and Regions, OECD

Research Fellow, Ca'Foscari University of Venice

Eva Morales


I have over 20 years experience working for multinationals as well as start-ups in the energy, finance, professional services, and the non-for-profit sector in the UK. My lifelong pursuit and passion to help drive a more inclusive and sustainable society and future has driven me to launch a consultancy firm to help businesses accelerate a transition to a circular economy, create inclusive societies and, build strategic sustainability partnerships. 

Susanne Schulz

Press Officer, Stiftung Familienunternehmen

Jean-Francois Renault

Coordinator Circular Economy, PtJ / Forschungszentrum Jülich

Sandra Velarde

Senior analyst, Climate Change Commission


gobernanza del agua, esap

Sebastian Wallerstein

Head of Urban Economics, Haifa 2030 Administration, Mayor's Office, Haifa Municipality

I'm an urban planner passionate about cities and their social fabric. To better understand who are we planning for, what residents need, and to develop tools to meet those needs, has been part of my work for the last decade, both as a local-government employee and as the director of a leading local academic organization - The Israel Affordable Housing Center at Tel Aviv University.
Mariann Mocsar-Vamos

urban development expert, EDC Debrecen Nonprofit Kft.


PRESIDENT, AILM Associazione Italiana Lean Managers + ALES the European Lean Managers Society

ALES (with AILM Associazione Italiana Lean Managers) is the EUROPEAN LEAN MANAGERS SOCIETY. It is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 at Brussels where it has been based ever since. ALES is LinkedIn based. ALES is the biggest European non-profit association dealing with Continuous Improvement. Our conferences are FREE-ADMITTANCE ALES is the European platform for Directors, VPs, CEOs and professionals involved in Continuous Improvement projects. Our main goal is the organization of International Conferences, Local Meetings and Workshops on Continuous Improvement.
Will Sarni

Founder and CEO, Water Foundry

Will is an internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation. He was ranked as; A Key Player Pressuring Businesses to Care About Water and one of the Top 15 Interviews In Smart Water Magazine 2019. He has been a sustainability and water strategy advisor to multinationals, water technology companies, investors and non-governmental organizations for his entire career. Will works with multinationals on corporate water strategies, water technology innovation and water market entry strategies. His work with water technology companies is as a strategy advisor and investor. Prior to Water Foundry Will was a Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting and founded and led the water strategy practice. He was the founder and CEO of DOMANI, a sustainability strategy firm, prior to Deloitte. As a seasoned author Will has written numerous books and articles and continues to present on subjects such as the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy, and the energy-water-food nexus. He is the author of: “Corporate Water Strategies” (Earthscan 2011, and in Chinese by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press 2013); “Water Tech – A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector” (Sarni, W. and Pechet, T., Routledge 2013); “Beyond the Energy – Water – Food Nexus: New Strategies for 21st Century Growth” (Dō Sustainability 2015), and his latest books “Water Stewardship and Business Value: Creating Abundance from Scarcity” (Sarni, W., and Grant, D., Routledge 2018) and “Creating 21st Century Abundance through Public Policy Innovation: Moving Beyond Business as Usual” (Sarni, W. and Koch, G., Greenleaf Publishing 2018). He is currently working on “Digital Water: New Technologies for a More Resilient, Secure and Equitable Water Future” (Routledge, 2021). Sarni is a co-founder of WetDATA.org and a Board Member of Flowater, Project WET and Project Board Member of 101010.net. He is an Advisor to the 2020 X-PRIZE “Infinity Water” Prize, the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board for the WAITRO Global Water Innovation Summit 2020, on the Executive Council of NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); Editorial Board of the Journal of Water Security and a Technical Advisor for the Climate Bonds Initiative: Nature- Based Solutions for Climate and Water Resilience. He was a 2016 X-PRIZE Bold Visioneer for the Safe Drinking Water Team and was on the Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week from 2013 through 2019.
Giovanni Vignato

Instructor, FIDE (World Chess Federation)

Vigny Alvarado Barboza

Official, Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (MINAE)

Afsane Moeeni

Expert at international affairs & conventions center, Department of Environment

George Petre

Citizen, Non