Using Cutting-edge Technology to Treat Water
Using Cutting-edge Technology to Treat Water
Who We Are
Hydroleap strives to create sustainable, affordable wastewater treatment solutions. We value our natural resources and recognize the environmental impact of wastewater. Our mission is to offer innovative, state-of-the-art technology for effective wastewater treatment.
With a skilled team of experts, we understand the industry challenges and are dedicated to finding environmentally friendly solutions that deliver a solid return on investment for our clients.
To reimagine water and wastewater treatment through sustainable technologies.
Design with sustainability and social responsibility in mind, whilst fostering a culture of innovation and inclusivity.
Continuously innovate, develop and implement cutting-edge technologies as alternatives for our customers.
Dr. Mohammad Sherafatmand
CEO, Founder & Executive Director
Moh earned his PhD in environmental engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS). Following this, he served as a postdoc at NUS before establishing Hydroleap. With a deep passion for environmental issues, Moh firmly believes that climate change is the most significant challenge facing our planet. He is committed to the idea that sustainable businesses, both commercially and technologically, are vital to preserving our environment, rather than relying solely on non-governmental organizations.
Dr. Lakshmi Jothinathan
Head of R&D
Lakshmi is an experienced researcher with a Ph.D. focused on ozonation for organic degradation from the National University of Singapore. With a demonstrated history of working in higher education, she is skilled in advanced oxidation processes, ozonation processes, wastewater treatment, catalyst synthesis, and electrochemistry. Currently, she serves as the Head of Research and Development at Hydroleap and leads the charge in finding innovative solutions for the water treatment industry.
Head of People & Culture
Desmond has over 10 years of progressive HR experience across MNCs and high-growth start-ups with broad business partnering and generalist experience. He specializes in helping companies grow through differentiated talent acquisition and talent management strategies. Desmond holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and is passionate about helping deep tech start-ups deliver an impact on the world.
Dr. Michael Gryseels
Non-executive Director, Chairman
Michael is an experienced CEO, board member, co-founder, advisor, and investor in technology-enabled businesses. He is passionate about disruptive technologies' ability to address global challenges. Currently, he leads True Digital Group, the innovation arm of True Corporation, overseeing a team of 2,000 employees across several countries, which serves over 35 million active users. Michael's commitment also extends to supporting deep-tech companies, sustainability, diversity initiatives, and reducing inequality.
Louis brings a unique blend of scientific expertise and business acumen to his role as Director. He holds an M.Sc. from the University of Freiburg, Germany, and served as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow in Poland. He has advised companies on M&A, PMI, and TSR maximization, and created new businesses using deep learning. After working at Boston Consulting and ACES, he now serves as Executive Director at Real Tech Holdings Singapore, where he provides strategic advice to deep-tech startups.
Paul is the Managing Partner of Wavemaker Partners, a VC firm that invests in early-stage enterprise, deep tech, and sustainability startups in SEA. With US$300 million in assets under management across four funds, the firm has backed 190+ companies, with 25 exits and acqui-hires valued at over US$1.8 billion. Notable portfolio companies include ecoSpirits, Silent Eight and Vigo. He is also one of the founding partners of Wavemaker Impact, and chairs the investment committee for ADB Ventures.
Prof. Ng How Yong
Prof Ng is a Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor at Beijing Normal University, and an Adjunct Professor at NUS in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is a fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore and the International Water Association. He also specializes in biological wastewater treatment, membrane processes for water reuse and desalination, and has extensive consulting experience in Asia and the United States. He also bears a PhD in Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley.
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What to Expect
Working at our company offers a thrilling experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. As an organization in an ever-changing industry, we thrive on staying ahead.
We foster a collaborative culture that values teamwork and diverse perspectives. As such, employees are encouraged to freely express their thoughts, challenge one another, and develop innovative solutions together.
Our Core Values
- Integrity: We hold honesty, transparency, and ethical behaviour in high regard.
- Innovation: The company fosters creativity and new ideas, empowering employees to take calculated risks and embrace change.
- Excellence: The company is committed to delivering high-quality products, services, and experiences to its customers, striving for excellence in everything it does.
- Customer-centric: The company puts its customers at the center of everything it does, understanding their needs, anticipating their expectations, and providing exceptional service and support.
- Teamwork: The company encourages collaboration, communication, and mutual support among its employees to achieve shared goals.
- Respect: The company treats its employees, customers, and partners with dignity and appreciation for their contributions.
- Diversity and Inclusion: The company celebrates differences, values diversity, and creates an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.
- Work-life balance: The company prioritizes the well-being of its employees, offering flexible work arrangements, support for personal and family needs, and opportunities for personal growth and development.
Meaningful work & Relationships
Put together, these values define who we are and what we do. So if you're looking for fulfilment and our work appeals to you, come join us. Or take the chance to see who we're looking for below.
Series A Funding
APAC25 by EnterpriseSG
Secured a position amongst top 25 performers.
Tech Plan Demo Day
Emerged as overall winner.
Origin Innovation Awards
Emerged as a finalist.
IAA Business as a Force for Good
Recognized as the ultimate champion.
Capitaland Sustainability Challenge
Achieved a top 10% ranking.
SEA Market Readiness Award
Emerged as the overall winner.
Global Prize for Innovation in Desalination (GPID)
Emerged as a finalist.
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