Allison Harvey Turner is the chief executive officer of the Water Foundation, which advances lasting water solutions for communities, economies, and the environment. Previously, she was the environment program director at the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, where she directed water and land conservation strategies, including managing the California Conservation Fund. She was also on the senior management team that grew the organization from 10 to 30 professionals, managed a complex endowment, and guided more than $1 billion in grantmaking over 10 years. She serves on the board for Audubon California and the advisory boards for Sustainable Conservation and the Water Solutions Network. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Allison Harvey Turner