Bill Deutsch is the current treausurer of the nongovernmental organization, GWW, Inc. He is an aquatic ecologist and Research Fellow, Emeritus in the Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (Alabama, USA). He retired in 2013 after 26 years of service at Auburn University and previously worked 11 years as a Research Biologist and Director of Aquatic Research with environmental consultants in Pennsylvania. He is the co-founder of the citizen volunteer water monitoring program called Alabama Water Watch that began in 1992, and founder of Global Water Watch.
Bill has made about 80 international trips to 25 countries, teaching or working on water-related projects. He has a unique ability to convey his passion for water to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures through his words and actions, and in that way he has inspired people throughout the world to make positive changes with environmental education, environmental restoration and water policy in their communities.