ATLANTA, GA —Richard Driggs has been appointed president of the program management sector at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Mr. Driggs is responsible for building a program management organization across all of the company’s markets in the U.S. and Latin America, including buildings, industrial & energy, environment, and transportation.
“Streamlined program management is critical to effective, cost-efficient and innovative project delivery,” said Greg Kelly, president and CEO of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in the U.S. and Latin America. “We work with our clients to oversee all aspects of large, complex capital projects, including financial and technical challenges.”
Driggs brings to WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff more than two decades of experience in the architecture, engineering, construction and real estate industries. He was formerly the president and CEO of Heery International, a full-service architecture, interior design, engineering, construction management and program management firm. Previously he held a series of executive positions over 21 years with Lendlease Corporation, a leading property developer, building and owner, where he most recently served as executive vice president and head of integrated solutions.
Mr. Driggs received a B.S. in building construction from Purdue University. He is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America, Construction Management Association of America, and Society of American Military Engineers.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has provided comprehensive program management services for both public-sector and private-sector clients on projects such as the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program, Connecticut; the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, Washington, D.C.; the light rail expansion program of Valley Metro Rail, Phoenix, Arizona; TIMED (Transportation Infrastructure Model for Economic Development) program, Louisiana; 2015 FrontLines program, Salt Lake City, Utah; Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Capital Improvement, Georgia; and Miami-Dade Public Schools program management, Florida.
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wsp-pb.com/usa WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.