Renewable energy experts
Enviva is led by a team of executives with decades of global experience in renewable energy, finance, manufacturing, and operations.
Mr. Nunziata is a director of the Board of Enviva Inc. and has served as interim Chief Executive Officer since November 2023, after joining Enviva Inc. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2023. As interim CEO, Mr. Nunziata oversees all aspects of Enviva’s day-to-day operations, with a current focus on strengthening the Company’s balance sheet and providing strategic financial leadership to support the company’s transformation. Most recently, Mr. Nunziata served as CFO of Smithfield Foods Inc., an $18 billion company that owns and operates processing facilities across the U.S. and works with thousands of farmers and landowners each year managing its diversified supply chain. Prior to his tenure at Smithfield, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at EY over the span of 19 years, most recently as a Partner in Assurance Services. Mr. Nunziata holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Accounting from James Madison University. Mr. Nunziata currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of StoneBridge School and sits on the Board of Advisors for the College of Business at James Madison University.
Mr. Meth is a co-founder and President of Enviva Inc. (Enviva), a global renewable energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy. Enviva sells most of its wood pellets through long-term, take-or-pay off-take contracts with customers in the United Kingdom, the European Union, and Asia, helping to accelerate the energy transition in the energy sector and aiming to de-fossilize hard-to-abate sectors like steel, cement, lime, chemicals, and aviation, and other transportation fuels.
Mr. Meth previously served as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Commercial Officer of Enviva at different points of his Enviva career. Mr. Meth has been instrumental in growing and scaling the company and establishing Enviva as a leader in sustainability progress and most recently, in its operational recovery. He has led Enviva’s business development, sales, shipping, and commercial customer relations teams as well as developed and managed the fiber procurement and sustainability teams to establish Enviva as an industry leader in environmental stewardship and sustainability standards. In addition, he has had oversight of the company’s broader plant and port operations and global public affairs initiatives.
Mr. Meth was a key member of the management team in the pursuit of transitioning Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA), now Enviva Inc., to its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange on April 29, 2015, making it the first publicly traded company in the industry. In 2011, Mr. Meth led the launch of the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA), a not-for-profit trade association promoting sustainability and safety practices within the U.S. wood energy industry with the goal of expanding wood bioenergy’s market access internationally, serving as its Chairman since 2016. Mr. Meth was also the Treasurer and founding board member of #forestproud, a program that is now under the auspices of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) which promotes and supports forest climate solutions.
Mr. Meth holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration in Austria as well as an M.B.A. from The Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at The University of Virginia. Originally from Vienna, Austria, Mr. Meth currently resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife, two daughters, and their dog. Mr. Meth enjoys tennis, skiing, traveling, history and spending time with his family.
Mr. Coscio has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since November 2023, having previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer since joining Enviva in September 2022. In his current role, he oversees Enviva’s wood pellet manufacturing plants and deep-water marine terminals, as well as the corporate development and construction functions. Mr. Coscio has an extensive background managing global engineering, procurement, and construction projects within the energy sector as well as hands-on experience on projects from the proposal phase through execution and commissioning. Prior to joining Enviva, he served as Senior Vice President, North, Central & South America at McDermott International, Ltd, after joining the company as Vice President, Petrochemical/Refining Operations in 2018. Prior to that, he held progressively increasing leadership roles at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company from 1998 to 2018.
Mark has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a project management specialty from Texas A&M University. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
James P. Geraghty
Mr. Geraghty has served as Executive Vice President, Finance since November 2023. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance from October 2021, Vice President, Finance since June 2018, and as Controller since January 2011. From July 2008 to January 2011, Mr. Geraghty was Project Manager at Rose Financial Services where he assisted early-stage high-growth companies in scaling their finance functions in preparation for private and public debt and equity offerings. Prior to that, he was Controller at The George Washington University Hospital since July 2002. From September 1999 to July 2002, Mr. Geraghty worked in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services of Arthur Andersen, LLP. Mr. Geraghty holds a B.S. in Accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University, an M.B.A. from the George Washington University School of Business, and holds a Certified Public Accountant accreditation.
Mr. Paral has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary since November 2023. He is also Enviva’s Chief Compliance Officer. Previously, he held a series of positions at Enviva with increasing responsibility, first as Assistant General Counsel beginning in June 2015, then as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and Secretary beginning in February 2018, then as Deputy General Counsel beginning in March 2022, and as Senior Vice President beginning in January 2023. Prior to joining Enviva, Mr. Paral practiced law at Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., where, from February 2008 to June 2015, he represented borrowers, developers, sponsors, and investors in the renewable and traditional energy industries across a broad range of complex project development and project finance transactions, as well as mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. Mr. Paral holds a B.A. in Political Science from Western Illinois University and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.
Ms. Colander serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer and Government Affairs, charged with maintaining and enhancing Enviva’s role as an industry leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship. She brings extensive policy, sustainability, and external affairs experience, most recently leading the enterprise sustainability portfolio at WestRock as Chief Sustainability Officer. Previous roles include Associate Vice President of Natural Resources and Energy at the National Wildlife Federation, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the United States Department of the Interior, Deputy General Counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Quality within the Executive Office of the White House, and an attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Ms. Colander holds a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from Vermont Law School, and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.
Mr. Lorraine has served as Senior Vice President, Fiber and Sustainability Operations since June 2022 and prior to that, as Senior Vice President, Commercial and Sustainability Operations since April 2021. He joined Enviva as Vice President, Customer Fulfillment in April 2018. He is responsible for executing Enviva’s fiber procurement strategy, ensuring the company has the best-suited fiber to produce our sustainable wood pellets. In addition, he leads port operations, inland logistics, and sustainability operations as it relates to Track and Trace® and the operational audits of Enviva’s plants. Mr. Lorraine brings years of experience in the manufacturing industry where he expanded his knowledge in supply chain management and business development. From July 2014 to April 2018, Mr. Lorraine worked in the automotive industry at Motus Integrated Technologies, serving as a Vice President. Previously, he worked as Director, Global Headliner Products at Lear Corporation for four years and at Piston Automotive as Director of Business Development for six years. Mr. Lorraine holds an M.B.A. from Davenport University and a B.A. in Psychology from Albion College.
Mr. Taylor has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since January 2023. Formerly, he was Senior Vice President, Sales & Fulfillment since June 2022 as well as Senior Vice President, Optimization and Origination since March 2020. He joined Enviva as Vice President, Optimization and Origination in February 2014. He has been an integral part of the sales and marketing team, spending the last several years developing new markets in Asia, most significantly in Japan, and now leads our Asia Pacific team. Mr. Taylor is responsible for sales processes as they relate to managing existing Enviva customer contracts and executing new long-term wood pellet offtakes and related freight contracts, leading Enviva’s contract fulfillment process from inception to fulfillment. He also analyzes the broader market at large in order to deploy customized logistical solutions for customers to improve the Enviva value chain. Prior to joining Enviva, Mr. Taylor served as Vice President of Biomass Brokerage at Evolution Markets, where he developed and grew the company’s biomass business. He holds a B.A. in Commerce and an M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Ryerson University in Toronto and graduated from the Carbon Finance & Analytics Programme at the London Business School.
Ms. Walsh has served as Vice President, Investor Relations since March 2021. Prior to joining Enviva, Ms. Walsh spent six years at EnLink Midstream, an energy company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, where she was Vice President, Investor Relations & Tax. Prior to that, she was the Director of Tax & Investor Relations for Niska Gas Storage, an energy-focused master limited partnership headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Ms. Walsh holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Dalhousie University, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Haser has over 30 years of manufacturing management experience in the wood products industry, including global operations and manufacturing, sourcing and procurement, inventory management, and supply chain, with a focus in the woody biomass space over the last decade.
Mr. Haser currently serves as Enviva’s Vice President of Operations, enforcing operational discipline across Enviva’s manufacturing operations. He joined Enviva as the Plant Manager for the Cottondale, FL facility when it was acquired from Green Circle in 2015 and has remained with the organization due to his proven ability to improve safety and efficiency, while growing and developing high-performing teams.
Prior to Green Circle, Mr. Haser was Vice President of Manufacturing at Packaging Corporation of America, and previously served as Mill Manager at SP Newsprint and Boise paper products. Mr. Haser holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.
Mr. Wolf has served as General Manager, Europe since January 2020. He is responsible for regulatory engagement and market development in the region, and for managing our European team in York, Berlin, and London. Mr. Wolf brings over 20 years of experience in the power industry with more than a decade of focus on biomass-derived power and fuel sourcing. He joins Enviva from Drax Power where he was responsible for trading, fuel sourcing, logistics and new fuels development, ultimately serving as Commercial Director for almost four years. Previously, he served as Head of Asset Management and Development, Director with Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy) for five years. At Ørsted, he managed the development of four coal-to-biomass conversion projects and the associated redesign of the fuel supply chain. He began his career in consulting at ICF International and McKinsey & Co. Mr. Wolf holds a M.Sc. in Economics from Copenhagen University and speaks Danish and Spanish fluently, among other languages.