Valentin Post

Chief Executive Officer, WASTE-NL

Valentin Post has over 25 years’ experience in working in developing countries. His field of expertise is financing, public-private partnerships, enterprise collaboration and capacity development in solid waste management and sanitation. He has managed the Waste Venture Facility, Guarantee Funds, and initiated several international public private partnerships. He is a co-founder of the Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health (FINISH) programme in India (2008), Kenya (2013), Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda (all in 2018).  Currently he is on deputation by WASTE as the CEO of FINISH Mondial. FINISH Mondial is partnership between WASTE, AMREF and Aqua for All. It covers six countries and has its own governance structures. FINISH Mondial has a track record of 1 million sanitation systems in 10 years and is set to scale this to 2 million in 5 years in a € 440 million sanitation drive that is mostly commercially financed.