Bill Duff, Toyota

Bill Duff is the Corporate Manager of the Environmental Coordination Office for Toyota Motor Sales, USA.  

He received his B.Sc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1968. Over the next ten years, he held positions in Perkins Engines’ Research Division, Product Planning and Marketing Planning. In 1978, he moved to the United States to run Perkins' North American Marketing Planning Department; he eventually oversaw the company's Manufacturing, Procurement and Supply Division.

In 1985, Duff joined Toyota in California to run their Industrial Engine Department; eventually, he ran the Marketing/Product Planning/Finance Division for the Toyota Industrial Equipment Group.

In 2001, as part of a major shift to enhance Toyota’s environmental efforts in the United States, he was appointed Corporate Manager of the newly formed Environmental Coordination Office. This department was established to provide a focus for Toyota’s environmental efforts in the United States.

Currently, Duff is President of the Council for the Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA) and is a member of the California State Parks Foundation Board of Trustees.

He and his wife, Ruth, reside in Irvine, California.