Stephen J. Jones

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Jones came to Covanta in January, 2015 following a lengthy tenure with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. based in Allentown, PA, where he held a variety of senior-level management positions including in the company’s tonnage gases, equipment and energy businesses, as well as in the Industrial Chemicals Division, and culminating with his role as Air Products’ China president based at the company’s office in Shanghai.

Prior to joining Air Products in 1992, Mr. Jones practiced corporate law at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia, PA, primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Temple University and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he participated in the INSEAD Advanced Management Program in Fontainebleau, France.