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Waleed Montasser Director

Dr Waleed Montasser is a Chartered Waste Manager and Chartered Environmentalist with 20 years in environmental, wastes and resources management as well as the circular economy. Dr Montasser is the director of IREEMS Ltd UK, with clients in the UK and internationally Nigeria, about wastes management and resource efficiency. Dr Montasser was involved in projects and studies with various wastes and environmental organisations in the UK such as DEFRA, WRAP and internationally with UNIDO, HP and abroad such as UNIDO, ITC and Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA). For example, Dr Montasser was part of an EU Mission to Chile. The Mission aimed to share EU best practices in municipal waste management with key stakeholders.  This included meeting with stakeholders and delivering a public workshop discussing the future of wastes management in Chile. Waleed is also the coordinator of Circular Economy Working Group at RESURBE Project (2014-2018). RESURBE project is supported by the UNESCO Chair on Sustainability and aims to help facilitate knowledge to government and universities on the resilience of cities. Waleed was also part of E-Waste Extended Producer responsibility working group for Nigeria with stakeholders such as HP, DELL, UNIDO and NESREA. The group aims to enhance the e-waste management in Nigeria. Waleed is currently working on consultancy tasks in several locations on wastes management and resource efficiency.   Waleed published in various national and international conferences as well as per-reviewed journals (e.g. Wastes Management, Resources, Conservation and Recycling).  Waleed has a BSc. in Food Science and Technology, MSc. Environmental Pollution Science and PhD in Waste Management.   
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