Our Team

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Maysoon Sharif, Principal

Maysoon was first exposed to the global water sector as a student intern with the AguaClara program at Cornell University. She continued with AguaClara as part of her Master of Engineering and, upon graduating, became a Design Engineer for the program. In 2012, Maysoon decided to start a company to successfully scale AguaClara’s work across the world.


John Finn, TECHNICAL advisEr

John has over 30 years of experience in engineering practice. His broad range of skills have been built through 10 years as an engineer and project manager in multi-disciplinary teams, 2 years as leader of a relief and development program in Cambodia, and 18 years as leader of an engineering consulting firm in Ithaca, New York.




Mark Hurwitz,

Business Development


Mark has over 30 years of experience in new product development for the filtration and separations industry including management of development teams across multiple continents.  He has developed separations products for a wide variety of applications including drinking water, industrial waste remediation, food and beverage processes, pharmaceuticals, and petrochemicals.  He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering at Cornell University, applying his expertise through consulting and teaching.

Simone is a creative facilitator, with development and communication skills honed at Cornell University. Her attention to big-picture thinking, problem defining, storytelling, histories and myth, enables effective and sustainable interaction and innovation. Her focus is creative collaboration, and watering things to make them grow.