Mathilde de Jongh holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering and a Master in International Land and Water management. During her study she got fascinated by the value of wastewater. As a result, she works now as a policy advisor wastewater at the regional water authority Delfland in the Netherlands. In addition, she is eager to further develop herself and to learn more about the political and social aspects of complex water management issues. For that reason, she will start the European Junior water program next year.