Bill leads the Climate Change and Natural Resources work at Delta. The mission of the program focuses on creating innovative solutions that reduce the impacts of climate change, value ecosystem services, and protect and enhance the natural resources of the Great Lakes, while also creating economic development opportunities. Bill has overseen the creation of replicable and transferable implementation strategies based on on-the-ground work in carbon markets and water quality management. Bill and the Delta team are utilizing the lessons learned and its broad network of partners to create new solutions to protecting and enhancing environmental quality including the development of strategies and policies that create real value for ecosystem services.
Bill also provides expertise and technical assistance to a variety of Delta’s other programs including sustainability planning, environmental management, carbon footprinting, energy efficiency financing, sustainable agriculture, protocol and policy development and analysis, pollution prevention, brownfield redevelopment, green economic strategies, data analysis and modeling. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and Environmental Studies from Tulane University and a professional Masters of Science degree in Environmental Analysis and Decision Making from Rice University.