Bill Evans is the founder and managing director of D2E with many years of experience in the lift and escalator industry.
Bill’s vision for D2E is to be renowned as the most knowledgeable in our field. D2E's mission is to provide independent objective advice in all aspects of vertical transportation and façade access equipment and functional services, adding value to each individual project and client’s business.
D2E’s values: - commit to continuously improve the way we work through our guiding principles of safety, ethics and quality.
The Objective: - continuously measure client satisfaction, analysing the feedback to ensure improvement in our delivery processes and working tools. We know clients have a choice.
Strategies: - invest in education, to ensure all associates achieve their ultimate potential; be at the forefront of technology, communications and the digital age; be user friendly – a smile wins friends.
Bill has been in the lift and escalator industry for over 50 years, his vast experience ranges from practical site work through line and staff management positions, culminating in a worldwide Vice Presidents position with Otis Elevator responsible for Product Strategy and Development. With this global role, Bill had responsibilities for new low rise and high-rise product designs as well as escalator innovations. He led the global sales engineering team that supported high and super high rise projects. He chaired Otis’s code and patent committees, was Chairman of the Otis University and was one of the pioneering team that introduced Otis.com.
Bill decided to invest his expertise into starting the vertical transportation consultancy firm D2E in 2003. Bill’s pragmatic approach, strategic insight and focus on customer satisfaction has enabled D2E to grow to the eminent position in international VT consultancy today.
With a focus on continuous learning and improvement, Bill has recently attended the Institute of Directors Certificate in Company Direction. He regularly studies and refreshes his Safety knowledge through the ROSPA certified Human Focus online learning platform.
Management Development – University of Virginia Darden, School of Business
MBA – Heriot-Watt University
Business Development – International Institute for Management Development