President, Environmental Market Analysis
Mr. Chertoff, President of Environmental Market Analysis
is former Director at Alinda Capital Partners, America's largest independent
infrastructure fund and was founding Executive Director of the Water Industry Council. He has had
more than 30 years experience in fostering privatization of municipal environmental
services. As chief economist for New York Citys Environmental Protection
Administration (Sanitation, Water Resources, Air Resources and Noise Abatement) he founded
and directed the NYC Recycling Office, initiated the worlds largest public-private
newspaper recycling program, established guidelines for purchase of recycled products,
negotiated the Citys first royalty payment for recovery and use of landfill gas and
directed its first Energy Office.
As a consultant, and later, vice-president for marketing for two environmental systems manufacturers, Mr. Chertoff managed government relations, market planning and project development for full service, waste-to-energy systems, transfer stations and materials recovery facilities serving county and municipal agencies. He has researched and developed marketing programs for landfill gas recovery and re-use, medical waste disposal and waste-wood fueled combined-cycle (cogeneration) power plants. He has been retained by international water/wastewater service companies and manufacturers of wastewater related equipment such as sludge dewatering, thermal drying, materials handling, vacuum pump wastewater collection systems and package wastewater treatment facilities.
Mr. Chertoff is now developing
water and wastewater treatment facilities in the Peoples Republic of China,
assisting the American Forum for Global Education develop water-related projects
for school systems throughout the US and promoting new technologies for water
filtration, nitrogen reduction in wastewater and volume reduction in sludge
He is advisor to the NYC Comptroller and to the NYC Office of the Public Advocate. He is a founding Board member of the Environmental Action Coalition, a director of the New York League of Conservation Voters and active in the Environmental Business Association of New York State. He has co-authored several publications on private operations of municipal services including Privatization of Water Services in the United States, An Assessment of Issues and Experience, National Research Council, 2002. Mr. Chertoff was US correspondent for Global Water Intelligence.
Recent articles written for Global Water Intelligence:
Law firms repositioning for the
shifting contract operations market
Water industry beasts 2004 indices with equipment manufacturers in lead
Aquarion: Kelda's prodigal child may be up for sale
Double-digit growth for filtration market
Dealing with rate shock
The two faces of US rate regulation
Water reuse in the US -- membranes have it covered
New directions in California
Guarantee difficulties for contract operators
Contract operations market collapses
Mr. Chertoff has advanced degrees in Economics (Public
Regulation) and Education.
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