René N.

Entrepreneur currently in Plastic Recycling, specializing in climate adaptation

English, Dutch

All-round and integral thinker and doer for climate adaptation (green and blue) and circular building (gray). Developer of the climate smart wall at Save Lodge: let's cool down our cities. Co-owner of...see more

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Design
  • Professional Services
  • Energy & Utilities
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



save plastics
1 year
Current position
Sep 2021 - Present
Innovative products made from 100% recycled plastic Making a modest contribution to a better world, that's what save plastics stands for. With innovative products for road water and nat...see more

Project Officer

Climate Adaptation Groningen
5 months
Sep 2020 - Feb 2021
Organizing action for climate adaptation in the province of Groningen: Green All Groningen.

Co-founder Save Lodge

Save Lodge
3 years
Current position
Jun 2020 - Present
Everyone has dreams. We dream of a circular and deep green gazebo and garden office. A place that offers coolness in hot summers. That contributes to healthy air and stimulates health. ...see more

Founding partner

Foundation for Global Goals
1 year
Jun 2020 - Oct 2021
The FFGG shares knowledge about the Global Goals and helps translate theory into practice. We enable member organizations to work with the Global Goals (SDGs) in an accessible, understa...see more


1 year
May 2020 - Sep 2021
Founding partner of the SDG Platform. Responsible for transforming sustainable ambitions of governments and entrepreneurs into measurable results. To make impact plannable and visible, ...see more

SDG booster

ECHT regie in transitie
2 years
Feb 2020 - Oct 2021
I make work of the SDGs and turn sustainable ambitions into action, using the Sustainable Development Goals as a starting point. For municipalities and provinces that want results.

Ambassador Save Plastics Northern Netherlands

save plastics
2 years
Sep 2019 - Aug 2021
Save Plastics does not see plastic waste, but a valuable raw material for making sustainable products for the outdoor space. In this way we want to make a positive contribution to the e...see more

Web Developer

Groningen Werkt Slim
3 years
Current position
Sep 2019 - Present
Maintenance and management of the website of Groningen Werkt Slim: the sustainability platform of four Groningen business associations, Groningen municipality and Groningen province.

Columnist duurzaamheid

Wasco B.V.
4 years
Current position
Jun 2019 - Present
Columnist duurzaamheid voor het magazine Koppeling van Wasco.

Sustainability columnist

Binnenlands Bestuur BV
3 years
Oct 2018 - Mar 2022
Sustainability columnist for Domestic Governance.

Columnist duurzaamheid

Management Team Magazine
1 year
Sep 2018 - Dec 2019
Sustainability columnist for

Sustainability columnist

Sustainable Concepts
5 years
Current position
Sep 2017 - Present
Adviseur en spreker duurzame gemeente, verbinder tussen gemeente en ondernemer, bevlogen projectleider en organisator van duurzame evenementen.

Motivational speaker circular and climate adaptive building

Speakers Academy
12 years
Current position
Aug 2010 - Present
Motivational speaker for municipalities that want to work on sustainability. Sample topics: - How can you accelerate sustainability as a municipality? - How do you involve residents an...see more


20 years
Sep 1997 - Aug 2017
GO provides modern web-based front-end solutions and apps for (de)central government. We have been active since 1996 and offer a very complete range of solutions for content management ...see more


22 years
Jan 1996 - Aug 2017
Director at Zorgoplossingen.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Plastics
  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Design
  • Professional Services
  • Energy & Utilities

Role experience

  • Entrepreneurship
  • C-Level & Leadership