William "Bill" Roberts

William "Bill" Roberts

Senior Vice President, Operations

As senior vice president of operations, William “Bill” Roberts provides the overall direction and operational guidance for Wheelabrator's fleet of energy-from-waste facilities, independent power plants and ash monofills. Promoted to this position in 2006, Mr. Roberts is the company’s lead executive responsible for safely, efficiently and profitably operating its 20 diverse and highly regulated facilities. Representing more than $2.5 billion in assets, these projects employ 900 employees that report to Mr. Roberts through operations, maintenance, environmental, health and safety (EH&S) and engineering disciplines. Mr. Roberts started his career with Wheelabrator in 1987, and has held roles of increasing responsibility before joining the leadership team. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mount Saint Mary College, New York, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Prior to this achievement, he completed requirements for his First-Class Engineer’s License in the State of Massachusetts.