Meet Tom Barrett

Culture Change, Leadership, & Environmental Sustainability

Tom Barrett PortraitTom Barrett is the owner of Green Water Infrastructure (GWI). He is known as an innovator and accomplished corporate growth and change agent.

Mr. Barrett held leadership positions at such industry leaders as Rainbird, Kenny Machinery, Ewing, Netafim, and MacAllister Machinery.

He has won numerous awards in Quality and Process Improvement, and is a frequent contributor of articles for numerous publications.

Mr. Barrett hails from the University of Arizona and Syracuse University.

Tom Barrett has been sharing his expertise and his ideas in energetic and dynamic presentations for over twenty years. He is a master trainer. His presentations empower people to become masters of change, rather than victims of circumstance by developing tools for transformative thinking.

Topics Tom Speaks About

    • Green Water Infrastructure
    • Green Stormwater Management
    • Sustainable Site Development – Green Roofs
    • Sustainable Site Development – Rain Gardens & Bioswales
    • Sustainable Site Development – Permeable Pavement
    • Creating Sustainable Environments
    • Transformational Leadership – Creating Growth
    • Thrive Amidst Change – Transdimensional Grow
    • Brave New World – Women as Change Agents in the Emerging Economy
    • Brave New Word – Sustainable Business Models That Drive Innovation


Each speaking engagement is individually tailored to meet your needs. Tom uses his strong sense of graphics to reinforce the major points in each presentation.

 The Dirty Truth about Stormwater

National Green Centre Introduction

Tom Barrett presents Rain Gardens and Bioswales & Resource Efficient Landscape Irrigation at the 2011 National Green Centre. Both courses are part of more than 20 hours of education certified with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System.


Bryan Glosik Portrait

Bryan Glosik, Chicago Center for Green Technology, Chicago, Illinois

For over ten years, Tom has been speaking at the Chicago Center for Green Technology. Tom is one of the all time top all speakers on sustainability.

– Bryan Glosik, Chicago Center for Green Technology

“I have known Tom for over 20 years and we have worked through a variety of challenges. His knowledge transfers into intelligent action. Tom’s involvement always contributes to a better outcome.

-Andrew Smith, Reinke

“Tom’s been a leader with smart water technologies, green roofs, rainwater harvesting and other emerging technologies well before they became buzzwords at water conferences. It’s impressive to work with Tom because he knows his stuff from the ground up.”

Jeff Carowitz, Strategic Force Marketing



“. . . best class at CCGT so far, rainwater data, new ideas, charts and stats, all the different ways I can use the rainwater for my home.”

” . . . great speaker, the positive outlook, no blame game, examples (drip system), knowledgeable, class got to participate.


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