Hank Habicht is chief strategy officer of SunToWater Technologies. Over the past three decades, he has held several leadership positions in the water and energy sectors for both public and private organizations. He served as Assistant Attorney General for the environmental and natural resources division under President Ronald Reagan as well as the deputy administrator Chief Operating Officer of the EPA under President George W. Bush.
Habicht held a number of leadership positions throughout his professional career, including senior vice president of Safety-Kleen, Inc., where he was in charge of corporate development and several divisions. In 1998, he was part of the team that sold the company for more than $2 billion. Habicht co-founded Capital E, LLC, a consulting firm focused on the deployment of innovative technologies, and was CEO of the Global Environment Technology Foundation (GETF), a technology focused nonprofit firm that leads major water initiatives across the world.
Habicht’s investment experience includes serving with William Ruckelshaus as the general partner of the Environmental Venture Fund, one of the successful green funds of the 1980s and 1990s. He has been a managing partner of SAIL Capital Partners since 2006.
Habicht is currently chairman of WaterHealth International, chairman of Enerpulse Inc., and on the executive board of the U.S. Water Partnership. Previously, he served on the U.S. Secretary of Energy advisory board as well as the advisory boards of several national laboratories. He has been honored with numerous awards, including the EPA Total Quality Award and the Andrew Mellon Award for National Environmental Leadership. He graduated from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University with high honors and earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.