OUR TEAMAnn Runnel
Founder & CEO
Ann has been researching
eco-innovation in the textile industry since 2010 to understand how great
sustainable innovations could be scaled up. With her background in economics, she is driven by the question how can
circular economy be set up profitably and efficiently on global scale.
Co-founder, Lead of Recycling and Chief Project Officer
Nin ran her upcycled, design-led brand Goodone for 8 years. Since joining RR in 2017 she has been leading development of the network of waste suppliers, handlers and recyclers. With her huge experience and knowledge in the textile recycling space she is an open encyclopaedia of how things can work out best and who is the best match to work with whom. She is leading our collaboration projects across Europe, Asia and Africa.Dea Lasting
Co-founder (on maternity leave)
After setting up Ignite, a software development company, Reverse Resources is a new interesting challenge for her. "It is a truly world changing idea and I can use my experience to help us realise it", she says. Her role in the team is leading the development of the processes and making sure the team delivers. As a true expert of agile project development methods, she is a role model for all with her super efficient methods of project management.
Lead of Marketing & Product Development
Triin has already one great success-story behind her back from Nevercode, how to build up a successful company. Nevercode is now offering a service for Google, but Triin decided to move ahead and joined RR to help us take the lead of our product development, marketing and branding as well as filling the gaps while Dea is at leave.
Chief Technology Officer
Madis joined us together with Triin from Nevercode. They worked together well in the previous team, and are now doing wonders with the development of RR tool
Visual & UX designer
Mari-Liis brought colours and good looks of our presentation materials to the team. As part of the product team she helps us improve the user experience of our digital tools.
Lead of Sales & Research
Marieke joined the team in end of 2018 and has since then led the work of market discovery and new leads. She is our eyes and ears as well as our big heart helping us to push things forward and listen to the industry.
Lead of Operations in Bangladesh
Mumit joined us in end of 2020 from his previous position at Li & Fung. He brought along endless energy and great work culture to lead us through the scale-up phase in Bangladesh.
Hemel had a 2-year experience from garment production in Bangladesh. By the mysterious co-incidence he ended up doing his master thesis in Estonia, looking further into the issue of textile waste in Bangladesh. After finishing his studies he joined RR and has been doing fieldwork for RR in Dhaka and Sri Lanka.
Business development & research
Max joined us from IKEA Poland where he was leading the setup of circular strategy. He joined RR in June 2019 to help us carry out large waste mapping surveys and market analysis in new target countries.
Shamiul joined our team in May 2019 coming from previous position in H&M Dhaka office. From the first interactions with RR he fell in love with our approach and concept. Since then he has been tirelessly worked on helping RR off the ground. After 1 year of full-time employment he moved on to work for Target Australia to expand his knowledge across circularity space in other materials, but remained with RR as advisory board member.