Daniël Poolen is an experienced sustainability engineer and journalist. As an investigative journalist he has produced and advised several ‘Green’ Television Programs. Besides journalism he has assisted environmental organizations and led international projects tackling environmental problems, mostly focussing on the effects of plastic pollution. From this experience he has co-founded a social enterprise tackling plastic pollution on islands. Now he works as Project Coordinator Sustainability at the Royal Dutch Society of Engineers, where he improves our society by fighting environmental and societal problems through technology and engineering.