Pictured: Walter Marlowe
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Walter Marlowe will join the Water Environment Federation (WEF) as its new executive director on September 9, 2019.

Marlowe brings extensive, high level experience in the areas of civil engineering, construction, certification, and science to the WEF position. This includes a tenure as a director at the American Society of Civil Engineers.

“The Board of Trustees is excited to welcome Walt to the WEF family,” said Tom Kunetz, president of WEF. “Walt has a proven track record as an exemplary organizational leader. His vision, talent for collaboration and partnerships, and focus on member value will ensure that WEF continues to be a leader in providing outstanding service to our members and global water professionals. We look forward to working with him as we continue on our exciting journey.”

Marlowe is currently the executive director of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. Previously, he was the executive director of the Construction Specifications Institute and the executive director of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.

Walter Marlowe holds a B.E. in Civil Engineering from Stevens Institute of Engineering and an MBA from George Washington University.

“Water quality and availability are among this century’s most important and urgent global challenges,” Marlowe said. “I’m extremely excited to be joining the WEF community of water professionals and look forward to supporting their vital work and contributing to their incredible successes.”

WEF is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 35,000 individual members and 75 affiliated member associations representing water quality professionals around the world.


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