The President today announced that he will nominate William Drayton, Jr., of Cambridge, Mass., to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Planning and Management). Drayton is a lecturer on public regulation and management reform at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a management consultant for McKinsey & Co. in New York City.
He was born June 15, 1943, in New York City. He received an A.B. from Harvard, an M.A. from Balliol College, Oxford University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Drayton has been a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. since 1970. He has been on leave from McKinsey since 1975, serving as a visiting associate professor at Stanford Law School in 1975-76 and a lecturer at the Kennedy School of Government in 1976-77. In 1976 he worked on the Carter-Mondale campaign and transition staff on regulatory reform and reorganization.