Maartje has been active as a life-cycle management consultant for more than a decade. She has supported a wide range of industries in developing better understanding of and implementing life-cycle thinking in their business strategies. She conducted policy support studies for a number of European government departments as well as NGOs and was a long-term consultant concerning the Dutch industry-government covenant on life-cycle energy efficiency.
Maartje is a specialist in process-based life-cycle assessment, including carbon, water and energy footprinting. She has the necessary knowledge of technology as well as business management to appreciate the specifics of industrial sectors and processes. Her experience covers a wide range of industries, including agrifood, paper, metals, textiles, chemicals, fossil and renewable energy, packaging and waste treatment.
Maartje is preferred supplier for Supply Chain Management in the NSW Sustainability Advantage program and an active member of the Australian LCA society (ALCAS).