President, Global Water Business at Black & Veatch
Today we are honouring Cindy Wallis-Lage as one of our #100WaterHeroes. Currently, Cindy is President of Black & Veatch’s water business. Black & Veatch are a engineering, consulting and construction company and, when named president of their water division in 2012, Cindy became the 100-year-old company’s first woman president of a functional division. In addition to being president of their water business, Cindy also serves on Black & Veatch’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
Cindy is a highly influential thought leader on Water - she has unified many global players around Sustainable Development Goal 6, as she leads over 2,700 professionals in more than 75 offices throughout the world. Cindy’s expertise in water reuse and treatment are renowned throughout the industry, as she has been involved in over 100 global water projects in both municipal and industrial sectors.
Cindy’s experience in the water sector include being on the Board of Directors for both the US Water Alliance, as well as for the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation. Prior to this, Cindy also served as Chief of the Water Technology Group, “a team of technical experts focused on the development, selection and implementation of innovative and sustainable solutions in four treatment process areas – water, wastewater, residuals and operations.”
Cindy is one of our #100WaterHeroes because of her expertise in the treatment and reuse of water and wastewater, as well as her longstanding commitment to achieving SDG6.