Meiny Prins is CEO and co-owner of Priva. In this position she was proclaimed Business Woman of the Year 2009 and received the first CleanTech Star of WNF (World Wildlife Fund) for Priva.
Meiny devotes a great part of her life to promoting sustainability, innovation and internationalization. She is a much sought-after authority in this field. With her clear, inspirational message on sustainability, she bridges the divide between companies, governments and sectors. Meiny Prins is member of the Dutch Trade & Investment Board and the Committee for Entrepreneurship and Finance in The Netherlands.
The prediction that 85% of the world’s population will live in urban areas was one of Meiny’s inspirations that led to the vision called ‘Sustainable Urban Deltas’. Cases in the Sustainable Urban Delta initiative show there are already many integrated and sustainable solutions in the field of food, water, energy and mobility that contribute to solving the problems of the metropolises worldwide.
Meiny claims that local food production is becoming an inspiring and important part of being able to realize the circular economy.