WaterEquity is an innovation of water.org

WaterEquity builds on the decades of experience and success of Water.org – helping millions by breaking down the barriers to safe water and sanitation.


Our Goal

Our goal is to attract and deploy social investment capital to high-growth, purpose-driven enterprises that have the potential to serve hundreds of millions of people who lack access to safe water and sanitation.

Our Approach

Our approach is unlike any other in the sector. By tapping into global capital markets, we can unlock the ability to scale and accelerate solutions that have the potential to end the global water crisis in our lifetime.

Gary White

Chief Executive Officer

Gary White leads WaterEquity with his entrepreneurial vision. This vision has driven innovations in the way water and sanitation projects are delivered and financed.

Tom Light

Managing Director

Tom Light serves as the senior leader to oversee all aspects of the business including strategy, operations and expansion.

Alix Lebec

Director of Business Development & Investor Relations

Alix builds and manages the Business Development and Investor Relations team, along with a $60+ million portfolio of investors.

Hannah Kovich

Investor Relations Manager

Hannah Kovich is responsible for stewardship of donors and investors through due diligence materials, performance reports and internal structures and processes.

Elan Emanuel

Senior Business Development Manager

Elan Emanuel is responsible for building a portfolio of social impact investors to launch WaterEquity funds and accelerate our impact addressing the global water crisis.

John Moyer

Director of Portfolio Development

John Moyer oversees investments in water and sanitation enterprises and financial institutions, including deal sourcing, due diligence, and structuring.

Nidhi Husain

Senior Investment Officer

Nidhi Husain develops and manages investments in water and sanitation enterprises and financial institutions in India.

Hasan Andalib

Portfolio Manager

Hasan Andalib is responsible for the expansion and monitoring of WaterEquity’s investment portfolio, including identification of investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, and tracking investment risk levels and social impact.

Jeff Borchardt


Jeff Borchardt is responsible for managing WaterEquity's accounting, budgeting, and tax compliance.

Catherine Colyer

Director of Regulatory Compliance

Catherine is responsible for legal oversight of WaterEquity’s business and the funds it manages. Her oversight duties include governance, fund management, and regulatory compliance.

Geoff Wise

Financial Analyst

Geoff Wise is responsible for building and maintaining financial models, portfolio analysis and investment research.

Gina Zanolli

WaterEquity Manager

Gina Zanolli is responsible for Make A Loan, WaterEquity’s retail audience loan effort.

Laney Beaman

Administrative Coordinator

Laney Beaman is responsible for optimizing collaboration across the WaterEquity team and providing administrative and investor relations support.

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