Simon Peter is currently a student of petroleum engineering and geosciences at Makerere University, Uganda. He is the founder and head of technical operations at Plastoils Uganda, a social venture startup aiming at combating plastic pollution in the country. He has been notably recognized by the directorate of community-based services in his community for his exceptional contribution towards development of his society by participation in community services mentorship, teaching, and empowerment of the youth and women groups towards success. He served as a junior science teacher for two years in several community schools voluntarily. His desire to be part of the solution to impact global issues, to see a better place for humanity to harbor keeps him motivated towards effecting social change through creation of innovative solutions to the problems affecting the planet. He values humility and never loses his smile.