Michael Deane

Michael Deane

Chief, Clean Water State Revolving Fund, EPA

Biography

Michael Deane is Chief of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  Prior to returning to EPA, he was the Executive Director of the National Association of Water Companies, the organization representing private water utilities and operating companies in the U.S. Before joining NAWC in 2009, he was Associate Assistant Administrator for Water in the EPA where he played a key role in developing and implementing national water policy.  Previous to his appointment to EPA in 2006, he served as an executive at several water management companies, including SUEZ and Veolia, where he focused on innovative financing and infrastructure policy.  He holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment and his bachelor’s degree in biology and geography from Gustavus Adolphus College.