Interview: Jack Sim (Mr. Toilet)

Jack Sim is of the World Toilet Organization (WTO). In 2007, Jack became one of the key members to convene the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) comprised of over 130 organisations active in the sanitation sector. Jack is also an Ashoka Global Fellow and in 2008 was named Hero of the Environment by Time Magazine. Jack also sits in the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Councils (GAC) for Water Security and also the GAC for Social Entrepreneurship.


Interview with Jack Sim (Mr. Toilet):

Your childhood ambition:

To be an artist.

Something you treasure:


Your worst habit:

Forgot where I park my car.

The aspect of your work that’s most important to you:

Solving taboo challenges.

Your first job:


Someone whose work you highly recommend:

Sir Fazle Abed of BRAC, Bangladesh.


See Jack Sim’s work here.