Matthew Klein

Senior Fellow

Matthew Klein, the Founder & CEO of Aqualaurus Group, provides executive, anticipatory, and strategic leadership solutions for water-focused organizations.

Mr. Klein is a former President of North Carolina and Tennessee for a private equity-backed drinking water and wastewater utility. Earlier in his career, Mr. Klein lead the turnaround and eventual sale of Indianapolis Water, one of the largest public drinking water systems in the United States. Previously, Mr. Klein served as both a senior environmental regulator and a senior utilities regulator.

Mr. Klein received his doctorate in strategic leadership (strategic foresight) from Regent University. Also, he possesses a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, a Master of Science degree from Ball State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Taylor University.

Mr. Klein is the host of the Water Foresight Podcast. Also, he is a graduate of Leadership North Carolina Class XXV and the recipient of the 2018 Exceptional Service Award from the Management & Leadership Division of the American Water Works Association. Finally, Mr. Klein is a member of the American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, the Association of Professional Futurists, and the American Bar Association.