William Sarni

Advisor at Natural Capital Project

William Sarni

William Sarni

Advisor at Natural Capital Project

Biography

Will is the Founder and CEO of Water Foundry. Previously he was the founder and CEO of DOMANI, a sustainability strategy firm that was acquired by Deloitte Consulting. At Deloitte he founded the water strategy practice which provided services to U.S. and non-U.S. multinationals on quantifying and mitigating water-related risks. Following his career at Deloitte, he founded Water Foundry which continues to work with private sector clients as well as innovative water technology startups and early-stage growth companies in addressing water scarcity and quality issues.

An internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation, Will has authored numerous books and articles and presented on: the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy and the energy-water-food nexus.

He is the author of the following books: Corporate Water Strategies (Earthscan 2011, and in Chinese by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press 2013); Water Tech – A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector (Sarni, W. and Pechet, T., Routledge 2013); Beyond the Energy – Water – Food Nexus: New Strategies for 21st Century Growth (Do Sustainability 2015); Water Stewardship and Business Value: Creating Abundance from Scarcity (Sarni, W., and Grant, D., Routledge 2018); Creating 21st Century Abundance through Public Policy Innovation: Moving Beyond Business as Usual (Sarni, W. and Koch, G., Greenleaf Publishing 2018); and Digital Water: New Technologies for a More Resilient, Secure and Equitable Water Future (Sarni, W., Routledge 2019).

Will is a Project Board Member of 10.10.10 and ASSET and Founder and Chairman of WetDATA.org. He was a 2016 XPRIZE Bold Visioneer for the Safe Drinking Water Team and is on the: Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week; Executive Council of NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); Editorial Board of the Journal of Water Security; and a Technical Advisor for the Climate Bonds Initiative: Nature-Based Solutions for Climate and Water Resilience.

Will joined the Project WET Foundation Board of Directors in 2018.

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Former National Managing Principal, Research & Innovation at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Managing Director-National Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Co-Founder at Rainforest Alliance, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at SM&A, Inc.

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Principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Vice Chairman at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Former President, Institutional Business of the Company & Metropolitan Life Insurance at MetLife, Inc.

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Partner & Vice Chairman at Deloitte & Touche LLP

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William Sarni
Advisor at Natural Capital Project
Career History
Advisor
Current

The Natural Capital Project (NatCap) aims to align economic forces with conservation.

Director & Practice Leader
Prior

Deloitte LLP (New York) engages in the provision of audit, consulting, tax, and advisory solutions. It offers services relating to tax, consulting, audit and assurance, Deloitte private company services, mergers and acquisitions, risk and financial advisory, analytics, and cloud. The company was founded by William Welch Deloitte, George A. Touche, Charles Waldo Haskins, and Elijah Watt Sells in 1845 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director & Practice Leader
Prior

Deloitte Consulting LLP provides business consulting services. It offers services related to public finance, public sector management, health and social protection, information technology, financial sector, and trade and investment. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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$500 - $999
2015

Rainforest Alliance, Inc. works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by helping transform land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. It promote standards for sustainability that conserve wildlife and wildlands, and promote the well-being of workers and their communities, helping farmers, forest managers and tourism businesses realize greater economic benefits by ensuring ecosystems within and around their operations are protected. Rainforest Alliance was founded by Daniel R. Katz in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$500 - $999
2014

Rainforest Alliance, Inc. works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by helping transform land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. It promote standards for sustainability that conserve wildlife and wildlands, and promote the well-being of workers and their communities, helping farmers, forest managers and tourism businesses realize greater economic benefits by ensuring ecosystems within and around their operations are protected. Rainforest Alliance was founded by Daniel R. Katz in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$500 - $10K
2013

Rainforest Alliance, Inc. works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by helping transform land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. It promote standards for sustainability that conserve wildlife and wildlands, and promote the well-being of workers and their communities, helping farmers, forest managers and tourism businesses realize greater economic benefits by ensuring ecosystems within and around their operations are protected. Rainforest Alliance was founded by Daniel R. Katz in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Laguna Niguel, CA, United States
2013 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

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Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel-Dana Point, CA
2013 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

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Laguna Niguel, CA, United States
2012 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

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William Sarni is affiliated with Natural Capital Project, Deloitte LLP, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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