Full Name
Bill Hercules FAIA, FACHA, FACHE
Job Title
WJH Health
Speaker Bio
Bill Hercules inspires healthcare leadership teams by shaping their future places of care. Having planned and/or executed healthcare architecture totaling 26.3-MSF and $10.6Bpv, Bill’s cross-disciplinary and bold ideation accelerates mission alignment create frameworks that attract the future through focused inquiry and innovative approaches outside of healthcare’s historical channels.

Bill founded WJH Health, a global consultancy that resolves the place of care at the nexus of mission, performance, and experience. He is the only practicing global triple-Fellow in the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA), and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). He is a global expert in healthcare design with more than 120 printed and spoken publications and has been quoted in industry and popular press. Additionally, he has directly supported 40 professionals in their pursuit of fellowships and advanced certifications.

He is a Past-President of the ACHA and currently leads the Well-being study for the national AIA Strategic Council. He served on the AIA COVID Rapid Response Taskforce – work which was subsequently translated and distributed globally by the U.S. State Department, and on the Hospital Surge Capacity taskforce of the Facility Guidelines Institute. He is also currently leading a research team pioneering the intersection of healthcare design and bioethics, and had recently produced a 7-part series on design and finance.
Bill Hercules