WASHINGTON, DC — Kurt W. Krauss has been named chief projects officer for the U.S. Advisory Services group at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Mr. Krauss leads complex infrastructure and transportation projects for the firm’s U.S. Advisory Services practice, which provides strategic consulting services. He is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He brings over 20 years of strategic and financial management experience, supporting the successful delivery of $14 billion of capital investments including projects such as the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, Intercounty Connector and I-95 Express Toll Lanes, as well as enterprise-wide capital programs for agencies such as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and Maryland Transportation Authority. He has developed strategic assessments and management tools for infrastructure and enterprise-wide programs for both public- and private-sector clients, including institutional investors.
Mr. Krauss comes to WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff from KPMG LLP, where he served as a Managing Director. Prior to KPMG, he was a vice president in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, responsible for managing strategic consulting operations and directing advisory business lines.
A registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Mr. Krauss earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland College Park and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering from Bucknell University. Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Project Management Institute.
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 36,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, 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.