George C. Greene IV, PE
President and Chief Operating Officer
As president and chief operating officer, Mr. Greene works with the Board of Directors and the CEO to set strategy and direct the organization’s global operations. He is responsible for overseeing the financial health of the organization and ensuring all projects are executed with excellence and integrity. He is also responsible for developing key strategic partnerships with other international organizations. Under his leadership, the ministry has experienced an average annual growth rate of more than 20 percent for the last seven years.
Mr. Greene joined Water Mission at its founding in 2001 as a project engineer. He transitioned to vice president of international programs in 2010. In this role, he led the development and implementation of comprehensive and sustainable safe water projects in Afghanistan, Belize, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, Peru, Sri Lanka, and Uganda. He became president and chief operating officer in 2013.
A licensed professional engineer in South Carolina, Mr. Greene graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. In 2011, he completed Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development followed by a Work Study Program with Water Mission’s Strategic Partner Grundfos at their corporate headquarters in Bjerringbro, Denmark. He is an active member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, St. Andrews Anglican Church, and the C12 Group, a network of Christian executives working together to integrate faith and business.