Dr. Markus Helftewes (born 1981) is a managing director at Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH. He is responsible for the development, production and marketing of high-quality plastic recyclates. Prior to this, Dr. Helftewes was responsible for business development and sustainability at Der Grüne Punkt.
He has been working in environmental affairs for over ten years and received several awards. Before joining Der Grüne Punkt in 2013, and among other positions, he was a team leader for systems engineering at Veolia. He studied civil engineering with a specialisation on water and waste management in Münster and obtained his doctorate from the environmental science department at the University of Rostock.