Will Hewes

Will is the Global Lead for Water Sustainability at Amazon Web Services (AWS), a role he has held since 2019. In his current role, Will is pursuing his passion for sustainable water systems by building a water stewardship program that will reduce AWS’s global water footprint and support projects to restore watersheds and expand water availability in communities where AWS operates.

Prior to joining Amazon, Will held roles at two mission-driven organizations related to his values and passion for climate-smart planning and water conservation. He served as director of Table Rock Infrastructure Partners from 2013-2019 and as Associate Director for American Rivers from 2006-2011. He received his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013 and his BA in International Environmental Policy from Brown University in 2005.

After spending 15 years in Washington State, California, and Washington D.C., Will has returned to his roots by moving back to Maine. He currently lives in Portland where he enjoys playing piano, backpacking, and woodworking in his spare time.