Based in Medellin | Colombia
MSc Environmental Engineering ETH Zurich / Switzerland
Areas of Expertise
Electronics waste management, resource management, extended producer responsibility, reverse logistics and circular economy.
Countries of working experience
Switzerland, Germany, United States, Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Chile and Argentina
German, Spanish, English and French
After finishing his Master Thesis in the field of deconstruction waste management, Daniel entered the world of e-waste through his engagement with the Federal Institute of Materials and Technologies (Empa, Switzerland) from 2007 to 2012. During this time he gained expertise in International Cooperation through the coordination of the project “Management of WEEE in Latin America”. Since 2013, he is the Manager for Latin America of Reverse Logistics Group (RLG), who offers solutions and services in the areas of collection and recycling, and environmental legal compliance, thus facilitating the implementation of circular economy models. He has also worked on several occasions as an independent consultant to organizations such as the United Nations Industrial Development Organzation (UNIDO).
In his main assignment Daniel is working for the Reverse Logistics Group as General Manager for Latin-America. On a part-time basis he works as partner and technical expert of the ecopartner team.
… outside the office
Daniel is passionate about spending time with his two boys, sports (tennis in particular), cooking, books, photography and fixing stuff in and around the house.