Bill Twist is one of the co-founders of The Pachamama Alliance and serves as its chief executive officer. “I am generally referred to as a founder of The Pachamama Alliance but more truthfully I am the beneficiary of a process that “founded” me. Since its inception in 1996, The Pachamama Alliance has provided a rich and constantly expanding environment for my personal education about the world at large and has provided a powerful opportunity to live a life of service and contribution. It has been a gift.” Bill has been the president of The Pachamama Alliance since 1996. Prior to The Pachamama Alliance, Bill had an extensive background in business having worked in the management consulting, equipment leasing and financial services industries since 1970. Bill has an undergraduate degree in engineering and a masters degree in business administration.