Scott Sewell became CEO and president of Charah Solutions, Inc. in 2019, six months after playing an instrumental role in taking the Company public and eleven years after joining the Company and serving in various operational positions.
Today Scott is at the helm of one of the nation’s leading providers of mission-critical environmental services and byproduct sales to the power generation industry as Charah Solutions assists utilities with a broad range of services to sustainably manage and recycle ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity as well as Environmental Risk Transfer (ERT) services for the decommissioning, remediation and redevelopment of coal power plants. The Company has operations in over 50 coal-fired generation sites across the country and routinely handles or beneficiates more than 20 tons of coal ash each year.
As CEO, Scott is playing a leading role in an industry revolution for what is regarded as one of America’s best resource conservation and recovery examples – the beneficial use of coal ash. By developing innovative and sustainable solutions for the betterment of the planet, he is educating the industry and leading a mindset and operations paradigm shift which focuses on the beneficial use of ash and the remediation of coal fired power plants.