Founder and CEO, Waste Enterprisers Ltd, Waste Enterprisers Holding and Pivot Kenya

Ashley Muspratt is a waste-to-energy entrepreneur focused on using business to solve human waste management challenges in developing cities. She is the Founder & CEO of Waste Enterprisers Holding (USA)/Pivot Ltd (Kenya), a start-up company that converts human waste to solid fuel for industry. Dr. Muspratt was named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer in 2011, was a Fellow at the 2012 Unreasonable Institute and mentor at the 2014 Unreasonable Institute East Africa, and has been an invited speaker at numerous conferences, including Harvard’s Africa Business Conference, World Water Week (Stockholm), and World Biofuels Market (Rotterdam). She has published more than 10 peer-reviewed journal articles in the sanitation and renewable energy literature. Dr. Muspratt lives in Mombasa, Kenya, where Pivot is constructing a waste-to-fuel factory. Her academic background includes a PhD from The University of California, Berkeley Energy & Resources Group and an MS from the university’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department.