Our Team

Areas of Experise

  • Water Market Development & Implementation
  • Water Markets Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Agricultural and Water Asset Valuation
  • Water Strategies and Investment Origination

Education

  • B.A., Environmental Sciences & Policy, Duke University, 2017

Experience

  • Associate, WestWater Research LLC, 2019-Present
  • Executive Director, Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency, 2018-2019
  • Business Analyst, International Farming Corporation LLC, 2017-2018
  • Groundwater Research Fellow, Environmental Defense Fund, 2017
  • Research Assistant, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, 2016-2017

Bryce McAteer

Associate

Bryce G. McAteer is an Associate at WestWater Research’s Sacramento, California location.  He assists public, private, and NGO clients in addressing their strategic challenges related to water resources supply and management. Mr. McAteer’s areas of expertise include water supply planning, transfers, acquisitions, deal origination, groundwater market development and facilitation, project valuation, and project funding.

Prior to joining WestWater, Bryce served as the Executive Director for Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency, an 8-member Joint Powers Authority formed to implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act within its ~160,000-acre jurisdiction. Bryce previously worked as a Business Analyst at International Farming Corporation LLC, an alternative investment manager based in North Carolina focused on food and agriculture and has also held positions at Environmental Defense Fund and the Nicholas Institute where he focused on developing SGMA-facilitated groundwater markets.

Bryce graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Duke University where he earned his A.B. in Environmental Sciences and Policy. Bryce frequently serves on panels and committees addressing issues related to water resources management. During his career, Bryce has advised 40+ public agencies on water policy development.

Our Team

Bryce McAteer

Associate

Bryce G. McAteer is an Associate at WestWater Research’s Sacramento, California location.  He assists public, private, and NGO clients in addressing their strategic challenges related to water resources supply and management. Mr. McAteer’s areas of expertise include water supply planning, transfers, acquisitions, deal origination, groundwater market development and facilitation, project valuation, and project funding.

Prior to joining WestWater, Bryce served as the Executive Director for Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency, an 8-member Joint Powers Authority formed to implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act within its ~160,000-acre jurisdiction. Bryce previously worked as a Business Analyst at International Farming Corporation LLC, an alternative investment manager based in North Carolina focused on food and agriculture and has also held positions at Environmental Defense Fund and the Nicholas Institute where he focused on developing SGMA-facilitated groundwater markets.

Bryce graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Duke University where he earned his A.B. in Environmental Sciences and Policy. Bryce frequently serves on panels and committees addressing issues related to water resources management. During his career, Bryce has advised 40+ public agencies on water policy development.

Areas of Experise

  • Water Market Development & Implementation
  • Water Markets Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Agricultural and Water Asset Valuation
  • Water Strategies and Investment Origination

Education

  • B.A., Environmental Sciences & Policy, Duke University, 2017

Experience

  • Associate, WestWater Research LLC, 2019-Present
  • Executive Director, Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency, 2018-2019
  • Business Analyst, International Farming Corporation LLC, 2017-2018
  • Groundwater Research Fellow, Environmental Defense Fund, 2017
  • Research Assistant, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, 2016-2017