Susanne Karcher

After completing Chemical Engineering studies in Germany, Susanne Karcher started her company EnviroSense CC (an Environmental Consultancy) in Cape Town in 1999 ( .  Her company specialises in the planning, development and facilitation of tailor-made governmental, industrial/commercial and residential “Integrated Resource and Waste Management” programmes ultimately geared towards pollution prevention.

Susanne is a qualified RECP (resource efficiency and cleaner production) end-use level trainer with the NCPC ( as well as a founding member of the African Circular Economy Network ( ). In addition Susanne provides voluntary mentoring services as a member of the globally operating Circular Economy Club ( . Since 2010 she is also the coordinator and Chair of the Southern African e-Waste Alliance ( and contributed to the recent development of both the WEEE and lighting waste Industrial Waste Management Plans.