William K. Reilly served as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1989 to 1993 and currently serves as a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital, LP, an international investment partnership. He is based in San Francisco, CA.
Mr. Reilly was the Founding Partner of Aqua International Partners, an investment group that finances water improvements in developing countries. In May 2010, he was appointed by President Obama to co-chair the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling and in late 2012 to the President’s Council for Global Development. He currently serves as Chairman of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University and as a director of the National Geographic Education Foundation. He is Co-chair of the Global Water Challenge.
Mr. Reilly previously served as the first Payne Visiting Professor at Stanford University. He is Chairman Emeritus of both the World Wildlife Fund and the ClimateWorks Foundation, and past President of The Conservation Foundation.
Mr. Reilly holds a B.A from Yale University, a J.D. from Harvard University and an M.S. in Urban Planning from Columbia University.