Gev joined the Board of Directors in 2017. He has sat on a number of advisory boards and was a member of Defra’s Advisory Committee on Packaging and of the Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances. He has published widely on a range of waste-related issues. In addition to his role at Resource Futures, Gev is currently Interim Challenge Director at UKRI, setting up the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge, a £60 million research and innovation fund running from 2019 to 2024.
Gev was a Director at waste management services company SUEZ, initially as Technical Director with oversight for environmental, EMS and H&S functions, then from 2008 as Director of External Affairs, developing waste and resources policy in the UK and the EU. Prior to joining SUEZ in 2001 he worked in hazardous waste treatment and spent 15 years in environmental consulting with Environmental Resources Management (ERM).