February 1, 2024

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Gradient Joins Geosyntec Consultants, Expanding Client Service for Health and the Environment

Gradient, a premier environmental and health risk sciences consulting firm with offices in Massachusetts, Washington, and Virginia, has joined the Geosyntec family of companies.


This new partnership will expand Geosyntec's services in risk sciences and enhance our collective abilities to bring robust and trusted scientific analyses to bear on diverse and challenging environmental, health, and safety issues.

Gradient is renowned for scientific excellence, systematic study of data, and independent perspective. For more than 35 years, the company has applied scientific principles to help clients understand their issues, resulting in an industry-leading brand and reputation. Gradient’s portfolio of projects spans 31 countries and addresses chemicals ranging from naturally occurring substances to chemical-process intermediates, and from substances reflecting centuries of scientific observation to newly emerging concerns. Gradient's breadth of work includes environmental sites, consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and workplace safety.

Peter Zeeb, PhD, PG, President, and CEO of Geosyntec, said, “Geosyntec and Gradient are both unwavering in our commitment to rigorous science and engineering delivered with exceptional client service. Gradient tackles complex environmental, health, and safety issues for their clients and brings a complementary, deep subject matter expertise and several new service offerings to our family of companies. This partnership enables us to provide a broader scope of services to our combined clients and accelerates our ability to service target markets focused on emerging and current societal-scale challenges.”

Manu Sharma, MS, PE, President of Gradient, said, “Since our inception, Gradient has held steadfast focus on our dual mission of providing trusted scientific analysis on complex environmental and health issues while supporting a collaborative, collegial, and multidisciplinary team. Geosyntec was built on similar values and has also grown and flourished by supporting its people and maintaining a commitment to the highest professional standards. Together, Gradient and Geosyntec will harmonize our strengths to address the most consequential environmental, health, and safety challenges facing our clients around the world.”

Morrissey Goodale (Morrissey Goodale | Advisory Services for the AEC Industry) served Gradient as an advisor on the transaction.

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