Kirshen Naidoo is a Market Segment Leader for Industrial Water at Royal HaskoningDHV. He is passionate about sustainability and innovative smart water solutions for industry. Kirshen holds two degrees, one in Chemical Engineering and another in Water Utilisation Engineering. He is also a senior project manager at Royal HaskoningDHV and has worked on projects across multiple industries ranging from oil & gas, (petro-)chemicals, mining, nuclear and food & beverage. Kirshen has been involved on all phases of industrial projects from upfront feasibility studies to conceptual, basic and detail engineering design and operations. He has extensive international experience in the industrial sector and has successfully implemented projects in countries such as the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Southern Africa. He will share his insights on the industrial water sector in the South African context and how water sustainability, profitability and business continuity go hand in hand.