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Disque Deane Jr.

Disque Deane Jr.

Chief Investment Officer and Co Portfolio Manager, Water Asset Management LLC

Deane has spent more than 20 years in the water industry focused on water resources, infrastructure development and general water investing. Prior to co-founding Water Asset Management, he founded and held senior management positions as President of Layne Water Development and Storage and as Senior Vice President of Vidler Water Company. Deane began his professional career with Lazard in Paris and London. 

He graduated from Duke University in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. Subsequently he received an MBA in finance and marketing from INSEAD.