Bill Sisson

Executive Director, North America | World Business Council for Sustainable Development

William (Bill) Sisson is presently the executive director for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) North America operations, based in New York City.    He oversees WBCSD’s regional strategy, relations and growth efforts, sustainability focused member projects and strategic engagements.   Prior to his role with WBCSD, Bill gained over 30 years of private sector experience with the multi-national conglomerate United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where he capped his career as Senior Executive Director for Sustainability reporting to UTC’s Chief Technology Officer.   While at UTC, his responsibilities included directing Carrier’s long-range HVAC research as well as managing Carrier’s Commercial Controls division.   Bill is the Chairman and Board President of the Global Building Performance Network (GBPN) since September 2018.    Bill currently sits on the Technical Review Committee of the Global Cooling Prize, administered by Rocky Mountain Institute, and is a member of the expert group for Aspen Global Change Institute’s research on Industry Decarbonization.   He holds advanced degrees from Virginia Tech, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Business, where he is a Sloan Fellow alumnus.