Daniel Paffenholz is the CEO of Taka Taka Solutions. He began his career in banking and redirected his path to tackle waste management in Kenya. Having grown up in Kenya he related with the health and environmental problems caused by poor waste management systems.
Daniel as a waste management professional is focused on trying to change the way people think about waste and change the current situation for the better. Founded in 2011, Taka Taka Solutions collect waste from households, businesses, and factories, sort the waste, and recycle. With Daniel’s leadership and a formidable team of three hundred staff, Taka Taka Solutions are able to achieve one of the highest recycling rates in the world – at 95%! Daniel has an educational background in Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.