C. William Carter
C. William Carter "functions as an in-house advisor for Ashoka, offering assistance on a wide range of issues - from fundamental strategy, to human resources to new architecture opportunities for the emerging citizen sector. Bill has also led Ashoka's effort to elaborate and refine its Fellow search and selection criteria in light of the fast-changing nature of the field. Bill has consulted for the Harvard Advisory Group, where he worked with Indonesian government agencies as well as citizen sector groups and for McKinsey & Company, where he served a range of public and private Sector clients.
"From 1981-94, Bill was a senior manager, and then the Chief Operating Officer of Long Lake Energy Corporation. He also served Long Lake as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Long Lake Bill spent five years at the Environmental Protection Agency, where he held a series of senior management positions. In 1981, Bill helped to start Ashoka's Indonesia program. He is one of Ashoka's founding Board members, and has served continuously on Ashoka's International Board of Directors for twenty-five years. As an Ashoka Panel Chair, Bill has interviewed many hundreds of Ashoka Fellows throughout the world. He holds a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy."