Infinity Recycling | Team
Jan Willem Muller

JAN-WILLEM MULLER

Managing Partner

Jan-Willem is an experienced leader in petrochemical market. For the past 15 years Jan Willem was a trader/book leader for renowned trading company. He worked and lived in Seoul, Houston, Singapore and Geneva. Main focus has been on global trade of petrochemical and gasoline products. Over the past years, he has successfully developed a position in the advanced recycling market and invested in several promising new ventures. He delivered significant value growth by leveraging his extensive network within the global petrochemical industry. Jan Willem holds a Msc Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

JEROEN KELDER

Managing Partner

Jeroen is a finance executive with over 20 years’ experience in M&A, corporate finance and operations. He started his career at ING and spent 18 years at GE Capital where he was responsible for debt & equity investments in European mid-market companies and European energy & sustainability projects. Over the past years, Jeroen has developed a deep understanding of how the circular economy drives value to investors and he brings a wealth of experience in structuring complex transactions designed to achieve tangible impact. Jeroen holds a Msc Economics from Groningen University and an MBA from London Business School.

JEROEN KELDER
JEROEN KELDER

JEROEN KELDER

Managing Partner

Jeroen is a finance executive with over 20 years’ experience in M&A, corporate finance and operations. He started his career at ING and spent 18 years at GE Capital where he was responsible for debt & equity investments in European mid-market companies and European energy & sustainability projects. Over the past years, Jeroen has developed a deep understanding of how the circular economy drives value to investors and he brings a wealth of experience in structuring complex transactions designed to achieve tangible impact. Jeroen holds a Msc Economics from Groningen University and an MBA from London Business School.

Advisory Board

Infinity Recycling is supported by an independent Advisory Board that will provide market intelligence, strategic advice, and introduction to relevant partners. The Advisory Board consists of senior executives from key segments in plastics value chain. A strong cross-sector representation enables Infinity Recycling to react, adapt and proactively play into the demands of each sector. Enabling the companies Infinity Recycling invests in, to flourish.

Advisors

Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges

Advisor WEF, Petrochem Executive

Paul serves as Global Expert with the World Economic Forum. He is a leading advocate for the sustainability agenda within the chemical and plastics industries. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and writes for the FT and other leading media. Paul is a former senior exec of ICI and a Member of the Energy Institute and a Freeman of City of London.

WiegerDroogh

Wieger Droogh

CEO Suez Nederland

Wieger is CEO of Suez Netherlands, #2 in Dutch waste management sector with a turnover of €0.5 bn and 2,000 FTE. He is vice-chairman of the Dutch Waste Management Association Board and a regular speaker at industry events. Prior to joining Suez in 2008, he was a senior strategy consultant. Wieger has deep experience in the development and implementation of business strategies and the transformation of existing business models within complex organizations.

Benny Mermans

Benny Mermans

E/A Region General Manager, Chevron Phillips

Benny is GM EMEA for Chevron Phillips, a worldwide producer and marketer of petrochemical products equally owned by Chevron and Phillips 66. He has over 30 years experience in the petrochemical industry across Exxon, ICI and Chevron Phillips. Benny is a Board Member of Plastics Europe and a longstanding member of Cefic.

Nelleke van der Puil

Nelleke van der Puil

VP Materials, LEGO Group

Nelleke is VP Materials at The LEGO Group, responsible for materials in LEGO core products. She heads the team that drives technical development of sustainable materials for future products. Prior to joining LEGO, she held several leadership positions at Avantium and worked as research engineer in the R&D Center at ABB Lummus Global in Bloomfield NJ. Nelleke holds a PhD and MSc in Chemical Engineering from Delft University.

Russell Pullan

Russell Pullan

Impact Investor

Russell is an experienced cleantech investor and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of international experience in energy and resource efficiency sectors. He has built and run over $1 bn of funds and investments including with The Carbon Trust, Nomura, Aramco and Green Investment Bank-SDCL. He has served on the CalSTRS Green Wave Advisory Board and engaged with international climate and energy initiatives such as UNFCC-COP and UNEP.

Professor Richard Templer

Professor Richard Templer

Imperial College & Grantham Institute

Richard is Professor of Chemistry at Imperial College and Director Innovation at Grantham Institute. He has a strong track record of supporting students, innovators and entrepreneurs address the challenges and opportunities of climate change. He co-founded Climate-KIC, EU’s main climate innovation initiative (>1,000 start-ups, attracting over €0.5 bn investment). He is a member of London Sustainable Development Commission and led the realization of Centre for Climate Change Innovation.

CIRCULAR, IMPACTFUL AND PROFITABLE

Infinity Recycling creates markets for end of life waste streams by investing in advanced recycling technologies and connecting the value chain.

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