Bill is the Chief Investment Officer, having joined Ludgate in 2008, with overall responsibility for identifying, executing and managing the portfolio of investments of the Ludgate Environmental Fund. Bill graduated with honours from the University of Pennsylvania's intensive Management & Technology programme, with degrees from both Wharton and the School of Engineering. He then joined Environmental Resources Management as a consultant, gaining exposure to the environmental impacts across a wide variety of sectors. Following various operational experiences, including helping to turn around a start up in the metals sector, Bill completed an MBA at INSEAD.
Prior to joining Ludgate, Bill was responsible for analysing companies, new technologies and markets as the General Manager of Strategy and Portfolio for Royal Dutch Shell in their Renewables and CO2 division and then latterly, has gained experience in cleantech venture investing when working with Vantage Point Venture Partners. Bill has board seats or observer status on a number of companies in the portfolio of the Fund.