Luc Palmen is the team leader of the Industry, Wastewater and Reuse team, a project manager and a senior researcher. He has worked at KWR since 2013. As a water treatment expert and researcher, he was mainly involved in application-focused drinking water-related research projects. Examples of projects he worked on include the reuse of ground lime granules which are left as residual calcite graft material from drinking water softening, optimisation of design and operational management of groundwater purification in terms of biological stability, and evaluating the achievements and resilience of watercycle systems under changing environmental factors. As a project manager, he is mainly involved in TKI projects on resource recovery.