Sustainability Speaker William K Reilly

William K. Reilly

Former Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency Chairman Emeritus and Former President, World Wildlife Fund

A leader when it comes to working for non-governmental organizations, as well as serving in public service and private sector finance. Speaker William K. Reilly boasts an extensive career, which includes roles he was nominated for by President Clinton and President Obama. Organizations book William K. Reilly to learn everything about energy and climate change.

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    William K. Reilly biography

    Sustainability speaker William K. Reilly has many years of experience working for non-governmental organizations. He has also served in public service and private sector finance. TPG Capital, a global investment partnership of Aqua International Partners, had him as a Senior Advisor for over two decades. Aqua International Partners invests in the water sector in underdeveloped nations.

    Speaker William K. Reilly’s previous roles include serving at Stanford University as the first Payne Visiting Professor. In 1989, he served as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrator for four years. During that time, he fought for a new Clean Air Act to pass. Also, in 1992, he led the United States delegation to the Rio de Janeiro UN Conference on Environment and Development. Moreover, William worked for the World Wildlife Fund, the Rockefeller Task Force, and the Conservation Foundation. 

    Along with his work with the Global Water Challenge and Climate Works Foundation, William K. Reilly has also sat on the boards of various corporations, such as ConocoPhillips and DuPont. He also served on the White House Council on Environmental Quality from 1970 to 1972.

    Mr. Reilly was nominated by President Clinton to serve as one of the Presidio Trust of San Francisco’s founding Trustees. Furthermore, President Obama chose him to be part of the National Commission on the BP Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling. In 2012, Willian began working on climate-smart food security. From 1966 to 1968, he was a Captain in the United States Army. 

    William K. Reilly Speaking Videos

    Interview with former EPA adminitrator, William K. Reilly
    William K. Reilly accepts the 2020 Climate Pioneer Award

    William K. Reilly Keynote Topics

    William K. Reilly, Republican and former EPA director, is appalled that a climate change skeptic has been appointed to head his former agency. In this keynote speech, he will insist that environmental progress can be made despite the resistance from the Trump administration.

    William K. Reilly is a former president and now President Emeritus of the World Wildlife Fund. He served as administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency from 1989 to 1993, under the presidency of G.H.W. Bush. In this keynote speech, sustainability expert William K. Reilly will give his opinion on the current state of the world in regards to climate change and environmental protection.

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