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Dean Amhaus
Dean Amhaus has served as the founding president and CEO of The Water Council since March 2010. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, The Water Council was formed to drive economic, technology and talent development to support the water industry. With a strong, shared commitment to finding innovative solutions to critical global water challenges, The Water Council convenes global water leaders and supports businesses, utilities, government agencies, education programs and non-profits, with services, programming and networking opportunities.

Under Mr. Amhaus’ leadership The Water Council has received numerous international and national economic development and leadership awards. In 2018, Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program proclaimed that The Water Council was one of five organizations in the United States that it considers a successful industry cluster initiative.

His diverse, forty-year background in multiple sectors encapsulates a wide-range of expertise in government relations, branding, fundraising, economic development and non-profit management in Washington, D.C. and Madison, Wisconsin.