Chairperson of the Board
Pamela L. Tondreau joined Energy Recovery’s Board of Directors in July 2019. Ms. Tondreau was unanimously elected Chairperson of the Board in October 2023.
Ms. Tondreau has over three decades of experience in the technology industry and private practice as a litigation and corporate attorney. In addition to her extensive experience navigating intellectual property, contract negotiation, domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, enterprise risk management, and corporate governance matters, she brings a proven history of cultivating excellence in company culture, ensuring diversity and inclusion, and establishing programs to grow and retain corporate talent.
Chief Financial Officer
Joshua Ballard is the Chief Financial Officer at Energy Recovery, where he is responsible for the finance, accounting, information technology, human resources, and investor relations organizations for the Company. He brings more than 20 years of finance and operations experience, both domestically and internationally, working across a variety of industries within complex organizations to successfully navigate high growth.
Sherif Foda has over two decades of senior-level management experience in the oil and gas industry and is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Energy Services Reunited.
Robert Y. L. Mao joined Energy Recovery’s Board of Directors in September 2010. Mr. Mao has previously served as Energy Recovery President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2019 to October 2023, and Chairman of the Board from June 2019 through October 2023.
Mr. Mao brings to Energy Recovery extensive experience helping and directing equipment manufacturers to successfully expand into new product and geographic markets. His strong strategic and analytic skills can guide the diversification of Energy Recovery’s product line and its growth into new global markets.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Chris Gannon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Recovery and brings substantial experience in leading organizations through rapid change across multiple corporate disciplines including strategy, operations, finance, and corporate development. In addition to acting as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gannon is also a Director of the company.