Harvey Gershman, President of GBB, has been active in the solid waste management field as an adviser to government and industry for over 40 years, specializing in strategic guidance and infrastructure and services development assistance to solid waste service/system managers and owners.
He has managed the preparation of many long-term plans, market studies, cost and independent feasibility analyses, technology reviews, contractor procurements, contracts development and negotiations, and project financing activities for a broad range of recycling, composting, solid waste management, waste-to-energy, and district energy projects.
He is regular presenter at national industry conferences such as WASTECON, WasteExpo, North American Waste-to-Energy Conference, Municipal Solid Waste Association Conference, and many other regional conferences. He also regularly contributes articles to leading industry publications, including MSW Management, Renewable Energy from Waste, Waste Advantage, and Waste360.
In 2013, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) presented him with the 2013 Robert L. Lawrence Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest honors in the solid waste industry, for his significant contribution to the solid waste management profession. In 1993, he was awarded SWANA’s Professional Achievement Award.