Lead Independent Director
Pamela L. Tondreau joined Energy Recovery’s Board of Directors in July 2019.
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.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Y. L. Mao joined Energy Recovery’s Board of Directors in Sept. 2010 and was elected as Chairman of the Board in June 2019. Mr. Mao was appointed to the concurrent role as President and CEO in May 2020, after serving as Interim President and CEO since Nov. 2019. He 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.