Alumna, recipient RSM Distinguished Alumni Award 2011
Meiny Prins is the CEO of the family owned company Priva in De Lier. She is the founder of the sustainable urban delta ideas. Meiny Prins is proclaimed Businesswoman of the Year 2009 and with Priva she received the first CleanTech Star of WNF (World Wildlife Fund). Meiny devotes herself 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, among other, member of the Dutch Trade & Investment Board and the Committee for Entrepreneurship and Finance. She is closely involved in the so-called Top Sectors in the Netherlands, in particular on the themes Water, Energy and Horticulture. In 2014 Meiny Prins started the 'Sustainable Urban Delta' initiative, a collection of treasures in the field of water, food, energy and mobility. With Sustainable Urban Delta she shows how many integrated solutions are already there to contribute to solving the problems of the metropolitans worldwide. Meiny writes a monthly column in the Dutch financial newspaper ‘Het Financieele Dagblad’.
Company website: www.privagroup.com