Plein has a diploma in Geographical Science and in Environmental Science. He
has more than 20 years professional experience in private sector, and 11 years
experience in Ethiopia, mainly in Textiles, leather and footwear sectors.His
working areas are: cleaner production, standardization, export promotion,
advocacy through business membership organizations, skills development
Plein is GIZ Program Manager for the sustainable textile program, Program
Manager for the National Quality Infrastructure Program and Country Coordinator
Ethiopia for the International Water Stewardship Program.