Based in New-York city, William Sisson oversees WBCSD’s regional member relations and growth efforts, sustainability focused member projects and strategic events. 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. While at UTC, his responsibilities included directing Carrier’s long-range HVAC research as well as managing Carrier’s Commercial Controls division.
Bill presently 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.
Bill was appointed as Board Member of the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) in 2013, and was GBPN’s Chair, Treasurer and President of the Board from in September 2018 to 2020.
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.