Our Team

Brian Gisore

Brian is a gifted leader and is knowledgeable in matters of sustainable development. Gisore’s major focus is ending poverty by promoting decent work and economic growth for people living in slums. His passion has seen him work towards unifying waste pickers from the entire country through his position as Secretary General of the Kenya National Waste-pickers’ Welfare Association.

Dr. Deniz Uçar

Dr. Deniz Uçar is an Environmental Engineer and an Associate Professor at Bursa Technical University. His recent publications include “Increasing biomethane production from paper industry wastewater with optimum trace element supplementation.”

Dr. Uçar received his PhD degree from Istanbul Technical University in 2016. He focuses on biological processes in water and wastewater treatment, and teaches Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Chemistry, and Membrane Bioprocesses at Bursa Technical

Dr. Ozan Bekmezci

Dr. Ozan Bekmezci is a Biologist with a PhD in Environmental Engineering and currently working as an Assistant Professor at Bitlis Eren University. He works on environmental biotechnologies with specialization on anaerobic waste removal/recovery including biogas production (i.e. anaerobic digestion).

Njoki M. Kangethe

Njoki M. Kangethe is an Environmental and Biosystems engineer based in Nairobi. She graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and is currently in charge of the organic waste management systems in Kibera, working with ‘Slums Going Green and Clean’.