Valérie Issumo

Economist (+MBA), Laureate of the Prize of the Belgian Minister of Foreign Trade

Valerie Issumo worked 15 years as soft-commodities trader and traders trainer in Belgium, Uruguay, Cameroon and Switzerland.

Throughout her career she has always fought for sustainability, social issues and risks mitigations on the entire life cycle of traded goods. She has a patent for a functional food.

She has been trained by numerous international water centers and sustainable agriculture initiative. She is lecturer at different universities, food security consultant and social responsible investments advisor specialized on water interdependencies and commodities prices.

Valerie Issumo is the designer of the WasteWAter Reuse EXchange, an environmental and financial tool switching wastewater into a commoditized resource for boosting decentralized sanitation, financing water infrastructures and ecosystems mainly via organized productions with recycled water.