William works as an adviser to conservation organisations, focusing generally on leadership and strategy. His work is divided between funding, campaigning and operating organisations in the UK and front line community-based conservation NGOs around the world. Before becoming a trustee William advised Synchronicity Earth on its strategy. He also works with one of our partner organisations in Thailand. William spent over 20 years in private equity at Graphite Capital, gaining broad organisational experience. He also worked as the hands-on chair to two companies and an educational NGO, and in various other positions before committing the majority of his time to biodiversity conservation. He went to Oxford University, from where he has a degree in History and a postgraduate diploma in History of Art.