Benedict Wirmer

Benedikt Wirmer

Intern Sanitation Window

Intern Sanitation Window

Benedikt Wirmer is a master student of Innovation Sciences with a focus on innovation and sustainability at TU Eindhoven. Originally from Germany, Benedikt completed his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management at Paderborn University.

At WASTE, he is part of the Sanitation Window team, making a connection between European companies and the sanitation value chain in the global South.

As part of his graduation project he will be supporting the SaWi team working on several cases and further developing its approaches and tools of analysis. Prior to his position at WASTE, he already gained first experience in this field, conducting a market assessment for portable sanitation in India. Benedikt is very interested in market-based development approaches and enjoys the opportunity at WASTE to work at the interface between business and development.

He will be with WASTE until April 2014.