Mr Geisler has nearly 30 years’ experience in the waste and recycling industry, including in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, at both operational and management levels. He spent three years in the Head Office of a waste management multinational developing national and state strategies. Mr Geisler has direct experience in waste processing, including composting organics and alternative waste treatment processes, and recovery and marketing of secondary materials, ranging from construction and demolition waste to kerb side recyclables.
Mr Geisler’s previous roles include being General Manager of Western Australia’s largest waste management company, SITA; Managing Director, West Australian Landfill Services (SITA and Hanson JV); and Business Manager, BioWise Composting. He was the General Manager Western Region, Thiess Services, one of Australia’s largest and most diversified companies involved in the collection, processing, landfilling and recovery of waste and land remediation. Mr Geisler has also held the positions of President and Treasurer of the Waste Management Association of Australia (WA Branch). Marcus was on the Waste Authority since its inception in 2008, serving as both Chair and Deputy Chair. Marcus was appointed as CEO of the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council in 2019.