William Blank

Associate Director — Development

With a background in environmental management, Will is passionate about sustainable development and delivering climate change adaptation and infrastructure solutions that support vulnerable communities.

William Blank
  • Credentials

    Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management)
    Diploma of Business
    Australia Pacific Islands Business Council Vice President
    PIANC Australia & New Zealand Board member
    Australian Institute of Company Directors member
    Certified Professional in Erosion Sediment and Control (CPESC)

  • Highlights

    • Led the largest ever Pacific regional infrastructure conference, uniting government officials, private sector representatives, multilateral agencies and bilateral partners.
    • Helped to establish trade and investment opportunities in the Pacific Islands.
    • Represented the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council at COP28 UAE.
    • Helped to secure ISO 14001 accreditation for Hall Contracting.

Having developed a keen interest in the environment at a young age, Will completed studies in environmental management before joining the Hall team in 2010 as an environmental officer.

His thirst for knowledge and drive to succeed saw Will quickly work his way up the corporate ladder, earning the role of Environmental and Quality Assurance Manager before entering the business development space and turning his attention to the company’s international operations as Hall’s Associate Director – Development.

As an outgoing ‘people person’ who thrives on developing connections with others, Will has been instrumental in establishing networks within the private and public sector and creating a dialogue with Pacific Island leaders.

He is passionate about building capacity in Pacific Island nations and assisting vulnerable communities to combat the impacts of climate change through adaptation and sustainable infrastructure.


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