Harry L. Boston, Ph.D.
Founder and President

Dr. Boston has over 35 years of experience as an Environmental Scientist and business leader. He began his career as a research scientist at the University of Wisconsin and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr. Boston spent 15 years managing large, complex engineering and environmental projects for Lockheed Martin prior to joining DOE as a member of the Senior Executive Service. At DOE, Dr. Boston worked as the deputy manager of DOE’s Richland Operations Office, which is responsible for cleaning up the 560-square-mile Hanford nuclear reservation. Dr Boston also served as the manager of DOE’s Office of River Protection at the Hanford Site in the State of Washington, with an annual budget in excess of $1B and the responsibility for cleaning up the nation’s largest inventory of high-level radioactive waste.

With DOE Deputy Manager at Hanford and Manager at the Office of River Protection, Dr. Boston managed the planning and execution of the cleanup of the 560-square-mile Hanford nuclear reservation. He performed contract management and oversight, engineering, spent nuclear fuel management, environmental restoration and waste management, plutonium and nuclear materials/facility stabilization, and environmental, safety, and health for the facility. Dr. Boston held quarterly meetings with community groups (Hanford Advisory Board) and local business and public interest groups in the states of Washington and Oregon. Dr. Boston also managed quarterly meetings with Tribal Nations (Nez Perce; Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla; Wenatchi). He provided regular briefings for state (governor and AG) and federal elected officials (house and senate) form Washington, Oregon and Idaho. He led briefings for Congressional committees and with local and national oversight committees and boards (DNFSB; Science Advisory Board; ECA; etc.). Dr Boston also held numerous public meetings across the states of Washington and Oregon on issues related to policy, environment, public health, and technology application.

Dr. Boston also served in business leadership positions for several large government contractors doing business with the DOE Programs and the National Laboratories. These positions included Vice President Lockheed Martin Hanford Corporation; Senior Vice President Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure, Jacobs Engineering and Fluor Corporation.

Today, Dr Boston uses his experience to lead BGS in supporting government and commercial clients with strategic and technical engineering and technology solutions for complex, secure, and highly regulated environments. BGS is a successful award-winning business with talented resources, and a strong track record of client success. 

Dr. Boston earned a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a Master’s degree from the University of Washington, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

— I established BGS in 2007 to deliver high value mission support services for government clients and contractors. —