William K. Reilly

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

Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

Travels From: Washington, USA

William K. Reilly is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    William K. Reilly

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

    Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

    Travels From: Washington, USA

    William K. Reilly is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

    William K. Reilly Speaker Biography

    William K. Reilly has enjoyed careers in public service, non-governmental organizations, and private sector finance. For more than 20 years, he was a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital, an international investment partnership of Aqua International Partners, a private equity fund investing in the water sector in developing countries.

    Before joining TPG, Mr. Reilly was the first Payne Visiting Professor at Stanford University. He was Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1989 to1993 during which he led efforts to pass a new Clean Air Act and headed the U.S. delegation to the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio in 1992. He served as president of World Wildlife Fund and later chairman of the board; president of The Conservation Foundation; and director of the Rockefeller Task Force on Land Use and Urban Growth. Mr. Reilly also has chaired the Board of the Global Water Challenge and Climate Works Foundation and served on several corporate boards, including DuPont, ConocoPhillips, and Royal Caribbean. From 1970-1972 he was a senior staff member at the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

    President Clinton appointed Mr. Reilly as a founding Trustee of the Presidio Trust of San Francisco. President Obama appointed him co-chair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling, and in late 2012 to the President’s Global Development Council for which he headed the working group on climate smart food security. He served in the U.S. Army to the rank of Captain, 1966-1968. He and his wife Elizabeth reside in San Francisco.

    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.

    William K. Reilly Speaking Videos

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