About Our Speakers

Geoff Roberts

Advisory Board member

Geoffrey D Roberts, Jr. has 38 years of global experience in the energy, water and wastewater field. Geoff is currently serving as an Advisory Board member for FiberSense, a technology company that provides realtime continuous sensing as a service on a massive scale to network owners like power, water, natural gas. liquids and telecom companies worldwide.

His career includes technical and commercial experience with NextEra (formerly FPL), Shell Oil, Enron Corp. and Entergy, including international leadership assignments developing and operating fossil and renewable energy infrastructure and building and managing energy origination and trading businesses in North America, Europe, South America, Australia and Asia. During the past 16 years, Geoff has served as a Board member for 8 different private equity sponsored portfolio companies, including 7 as Chairman of the Board, in the energy, infrastructure and environmental space. These companies included Innovyze, Synagro Technologies, Contanda Terminals, Midland Cogeneration Ventures, Peregrine Midstream Partners, Restaurant Technologies Inc, Entegra Power and Primus Green Energy. Geoff has served as president of RRRR Investments LLC, a private investment entity focused on energy, water and the related infrastructure space since 1999. This company is currently commercializing a wastewater technology company based in the UK, developing an off-premise sign company in the southeastern United States and helping to commercially develop an innovative seismic platform focused on finding and producing rare earth minerals.

Geoff earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami in 1982, and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University in 1986. He is licensed by TCEQ as a Class A wastewater treatment operator. He recently completed an executive certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan. Geoff is currently serving as the ASCE Texas Committee Chair for the Beyond Storms task committee focusing on winter storm Uri. He is a founding member of the Zero Pollution Network (ZPN), based in the UK.