William P. Flanagan | AIChE

William P. Flanagan

Director, Ecoassessment Center of Excellence
General Electric Company
Bill Flanagan leads the Ecoassessment Center of Excellence for the General Electric Company. The Center was founded to assess the environmental impacts of products throughout their entire lifespan, from raw materials extraction through reuse, recycling, or disposal at the end of product life. The team works with the various GE businesses and the GE Ecomagination leadership team to support GE’s product and technology sustainability strategies, applying a variety of tools and approaches including environmental life cycle assessment.

Bill is Chair, Board of Directors, of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA), the membership and advocacy organization for LCA professionals in North America, and also serves on the External Advisory Board for the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems.

Bill graduated from Virginia Tech in 1985 and received a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1991.