Noëlle Smits van Waesberghe


Noëlle is passionate about assisting businesses and investors to drive a transition that is nature positive and socially just.

At Sancroft, Noëlle works with both corporate and financials clients across a range of sectors. Recent projects she has worked on include double materiality, developing an environmental risk-assessment tool for a leading food retailer, human rights strategy development and supporting clients to disclose in line with sustainability frameworks.

Prior to Sancroft, Noëlle worked at a health tech start-up to advance access to healthcare for people affected from speech disorders. Here, she engaged in diverse activities spanning marketing, product development and partnership development. She also she worked at a technology-driven reforestation company where she supported the growth of its customer base, attracting clients interested in investing in large-scale reforestation projects.

Noëlle completed her MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London where she focused on the transition to sustainable and just food systems. She also has a BSc in Biological Sciences from Imperial College London. During her studies, she managed a team of volunteers at Generation Climate Europe. Here her team advocated for a circular economy for food through organising youth dialogues with the European Parliament and awareness raising campaigns. Noëlle speaks English, French and Dutch.

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