Bio of William L. Robertson
Mr. Robertson is the Chief Executive of Roy F. Weston Inc. (WESTON), a leading international environmental services firm. He has more than 25 years of business development and organizational strategy experience for a variety of engineering, technology, and information management organizations. Prior to joining WESTON, he advised corporations, municipalities, and government agencies about technology, environment, and business development opportunities. For the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mr. Robertson served as the Associate Chief of Engineers (Strategic Initiatives), responsible for program development and strategic direction for that $10 billion agency. He was also Chairman of OneSoft Corporation, a Virginia-based software development firm that provides a variety of interactive information and communications solutions for government and industry.
In the late 1980s, he was appointed Associate Chief of Engineers (Strategic Initiatives) by LTG. H.J. Hatch, then Chief of Engineers. In this position, Robertson was responsible for directing Corps-wide strategic thinking processes and assisting in the identification, development, and implementation of strategic opportunities and long-term strategic direction for the organization. Prior to this position, he entered the Corps Senior Executive Service and was appointed Deputy Chief Counsel for the Corps of Engineers in Washington, D.C.
In 1991, Mr. Robertson was instrumental in founding the World Engineering Partnership for Sustainable Development, a coalition of the worlds largest engineering organizations. The Partnerships objective is to unite the international engineering community around the issue of sustainable development and act as a catalyst for sustainable engineering and global environmental action.