Samanta Skrivere is the founder of Ministry of Waste which tackles ocean-bound and beach plastics in Indonesia and connects local disadvantaged communities to global leaders of sustainability and waste industry innovators to turn waste into revenue.
Samanta has a bachelor education in Cultural Management and Marketing from the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam, Germany and a Masters Degree in Innovative Business from Toulouse School of Management, France. She started her own venture after 13 years of customer service, management, HR and communications experience in hospitality and IT industry, and is excited to explore the fields of waste management, circular economy and sustainability.
“1% of the planet’s population owns more than 50% of the wealth- this painful fact is right in your face. I can’t even imagine how much better this world would be if we removed greed from it.”