Willie has over 30 years of experience in both conventional and renewable energy. Prior to co-founding Organic Waste Logistics, he was Chief Executive Officer of Tamar Energy, the UK’s largest anaerobic digestion company, where he focused on constructing new plants, plant operations and feedstock acquisition.
Previously, Willie was Chief Executive and founder of Falck Renewables Wind and developed over 700 MW of projects across Europe. Under his leadership the company became the largest independent wind power developer in the UK.
From 1996 to 2002, Willie held several senior management positions with Edison International and its subsidiaries, including Chief Executive of Edison Mission Energy, and Senior Vice President of Edison International.
He began his career with McKinsey & Company as a consultant in the energy practice in Houston. He worked in the firm’s London office as Partner and, later in Los Angeles as Partner and Energy Practice Leader. Willie holds a B.Com, Finance (Hons) from McGill University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Willie currently serves on the following boards:
- Board of Directors, ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association)
- President’s International Advisory Board, McGill University
- Faculty Advisory Board, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University