Sid is an engineer and entrepreneur who has specialized in improving the access to fresh water through solar desalination since 2011. Past years, he has worked in over 50 water scarce area's worldwide. As co-founder and managing director of Elemental Water Makers, he has received several awards for their achievements and solar desalination technology. Sid sometimes speaks for TEDx or Singularity University NL on the future of water. He has a strong vision that desalination driven by renewable energy holds an essential role for the global fresh water supply. Sid is a water enthusiast full of energy and enjoys spending his free time surfing in the sea, sun and wind.