Jon Freedman

Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions
Past Speaker: AWS 2018


Jon Freedman is based in Washington, DC, where he leads global government affairs for Suez Water Technologies & Solutions.  Previously, he led global government affairs for GE’s water business. In addition, he was the project leader responsible for developing GE’s global environmental sustainability initiative now called Ecomagination.  He also helped GE create a global water business by leading the acquisition of an NYSE-listed water company.

Freedman teaches a class on water at the University of Pennsylvania, and he serves on the advisory board of The Wharton School’s Institute for Global Environmental Leadership, and the board of directors for the WateReuse Association.

Freedman holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, a law degree from William & Mary, and an MBA in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.