Michael J. de Castro

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Michael J. de Castro joined Covanta as executive vice president, Supply Chain in July 2015. Mr. de Castro is responsible for the direction, strategy and execution of global supply chain and operations for Covanta.

Prior to joining Covanta, Mr. de Castro was chief executive officer of Interstate Waste Services (IWS) located in Basking Ridge, NJ. From 2006 to 2010, he worked for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. located in Allentown, PA, serving in various operations capacities including director, Global Operations Americas.  In 2013, following his tenure at IWS, Mr. de Castro returned to Air Products, serving as director, Global Operations Strategic Development, and most recently, as fulfillment director in the Performance Materials division.

Previous to his tenures at IWS and Air Products, Mr. de Castro worked at American Ref-Fuel Company for 16 years where he held a variety of positions in operations, culminating with the role of vice president, Operations.

Mr. de Castro earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from Boston University.