William works in the World Bank's central water unit on water strategy and hydropower. From 2006 to 2012 William lived in Lao PDR, where he was Team Leader for the World Bank’s support to the Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project as well as for a hydropower and mining technical assistance project. Prior to moving to Vientiane, William worked for the World Bank’s corporate strategy group where he led a team responsible for helping senior management think about the long-term strategic challenges facing the World Bank, including developing scenarios about how the world and international development could evolve by 2020. William received a MPA from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, which he attended on a Fulbright scholarship, and also has degrees in international politics and industrial psychology from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
- Ahead of World Water Day: Let’s Talk about … Energy?
- Laos: How the Nam Theun 2 dam is managed during flood events
- Nam Theun 2 – How are resettled people doing?
- Laos: Flooding starts, testing stops for NT2 hydropower project
- Multiple realities around Nam Theun 2’s successes and problems
- NT2: Not a World Bank hydropower project
- Nam Theun 2 impoundment begins - Also, checking progress in the new villages
- Bugs or early morning videoconferences in Laos: take your pick