AECOM would like to thank all of the contributors and partners involved with this research.
Michael S. Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AECOM:
Specialist consultant Clive Lipshitz contributed to this article.
Clive Lipshitz, Investment Strategist:
Kelli Bernard, Executive Vice President, America Cities Program: A champion of high-quality stakeholder engagement, Kelli is responsible for creating strategies and solutions to address our cities’ most challenging problems by leveraging AECOM’s integrated delivery platform with innovative models across various market sectors. Kelli has extensive experience in economic development, land-use planning, housing, redevelopment and public affairs. She also has in-depth knowledge of public/private partnerships, public finance and infrastructure investment.
With thanks to AECOM’s global stakeholder engagement team and, for the case studies, Tom Parrish, Ian Newiss, Avril Fisken, and Sonia Doohan.
We would like to thank John Esquivel, National Preparedness & Infrastructure Protection, AECOM, Larry Satterwhite, Assistant Chief, Houston Police Department; George Buenik, Director of Public Safety and Homeland Security at City of Houston; Jack Hanagriff, Law Enforcement Liaison at City of Houston; Mel Bartis, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator at City of Houston; and Mike Bell, Chief Technology Officer, Houston Police Department for their contributions to this article. In addition, we want to thank the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management for their images of the Jack Voltaic exercise featured.
Sue Ann Averitte, Corporate Vice President, Global Quality: Sue Ann’s focus is on further advancing AECOM’s quality systems and the adoption of lean design and construction principles. Under her leadership, the firm is instilling a culture where employees strive for excellence and embrace continuous improvement. She is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence.
Brad Bell, Senior Construction Engineer, AECOM: With his particular skill in improving productivity, Bradley has worked on a wide variety of construction projects as project engineer, lead scheduler, cost engineer, field engineer, office engineer, quality control inspector, and CAD operator. His firm fixed price or cost reimbursable projects have included hydroelectric power plants, light rail, roads and bridges, and locks and dams for various customers.
Kevin McLaughlin, Executive Project Director, Vice President, AECOM: Kevin’s work on major infrastructure construction projects includes dams, highways, and hydroelectric plants. His extensive experience in project execution includes project management, construction management, design oversight, constructability reviews, contracts management, construction engineering, construction, safety, quality, coordination with agencies and local jurisdictions. The projects he has worked on have been technically challenging and require significant coordination for successful execution.
Stephen Engblom, AIA, LEED AP, Senior Vice President/Global Director, Cities: Stephen is an architect with a global track record of working with public and private sector clients to develop and deliver healthy and successful cities. As Global Director of Cities at AECOM, Stephen and his team are dedicated to forward-thinking urban policy and development strategies that underpin world-class infrastructure to enhance the environment, equity, and economy of our cities.
Veronica Siranosian, AICP, Director, AECOM Ventures: With a background in public- and private-sector urban planning, Veronica develops and delivers mobility and smart city strategies and projects that integrate technology and innovation. She has managed and prepared technology feasibility studies, pilot design, and deployment for first-of-their-kind projects across multiple modes, including connected and automated vehicle technologies and Hyperloop.
We would also like to thank Cristian Bevington, Analyst, Cities; Nick Busalacchi, Business Transformation Consultant; Daniel Corey, Vice President, Deputy National Intelligent Transportation Systems Practice Leader; Robert Edelstein, National Intelligent Transportation Systems Practice Leader; Roger Jeffries, Technical Director, Transport Advisory; Dalia Leven, AICP, Consulting Manager; George Lunt, Technical Director; David Roden, P.E., Senior Consulting Manager; and Duncan Urquhart, Principal Environmental Scientist for their contributions to this article.
Mary Finch, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer: Aligned to her strengths and experience in driving business transformation, Finch’s focus is establishing a culture aligned to AECOM’s strategy of creating the world’s first fully integrated infrastructure company. Through partnership with the executive leadership team, Finch established a renewed set of core values, leadership behaviors and attributes to inform and direct the company’s ways of working and an overall talent strategy.
Andrew Carruthers, End Market Executive Director - Infrastructure and Environment, Asia Pacific, AECOM
Derrick Pang, Chief Executive Officer, Allied Asia Infrastructure
Gene Soo, Hong Kong General Manager, Citymapper
Ken Kanofski, Chief Executive, Roads and Maritime Services, New South Wales, Australia
Lara Poloni, Chief Executive Officer, EMEA, AECOM
Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance, Singapore
Michael Lewis, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Transportation
Dr. Nabeel M. Al-Amudi, Minister of Transport, Saudi Arabia
Peter Leung, General Manager of Operations Projects, MTR, Hong Kong
Peter Runcie, New Industries and Future Cities Leader, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
Phil Wilbraham, Expansion Programme Director, Heathrow Airport
Rob Meikle, Chief Information Officer, City of Toronto
Sir John Armitt, Chair, U.K. National Infrastructure Commission
Stuart Harvey, Major Projects Director, Transport for London
Veronica Siranosian, Vice President, AECOM Ventures
Ronnie (Veronique) Hakim, Managing Director, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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