Hessel combines his commercial, managerial and engineering competences to support innovative water technology start-up companies with their business development and financing. He has extensive international experience in the water supply and sanitation sector and regularly works with water utilities, equipment suppliers, innovative start-ups and NGOs. 

The Netherlands Water Partnership (www.nwp.nl) consists of 200 members from the Dutch water sector and acts as a centre of information on water expertise, policy developments and market opportunities. Within NWP, Hessel assist (innovative) water SMEs with market intelligence, matchmaking, strategy and financing opportunities for international business.