We are pleased to announce that Victor Romero, PE, CPEng, has been appointed to the role of Executive Vice President. In this position, Victor will assist our President Dan Adams in management of the Underground Division, which has grown to 300 people in 18 offices. Victor has been with the company for 28 years, providing underground engineering in the water, wastewater, highway, and rail transit sectors. For the past 9 years, he has served as Managing Director of our Australia/New Zealand Region. Dan Adams states that “the future of our workload in the Underground Division includes a large volume of design-build projects in geographically diverse cities across North America. Victor’s ability to build teams and simultaneously deliver underground design-build projects in Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland is unique. It is a skill that we’ll deploy throughout our organization to provide value to clients across all our regions.”
To continue providing value and service to our clients, we have appointed Isabelle Lamb, LG, Managing Director of our Australia/New Zealand Region, based in our Auckland office. Over the next 6 months, she will work with Victor to implement a smooth transition for our staff, clients, and their projects. Isabelle, a native Kiwi, has a geological/geotechnical background and has worked on infrastructure and underground projects throughout Australia, New Zealand and North America. She has over 25 years of experience in both design and management of design teams for the construction of tunnels, underground structures, and the associated surface facilities for transit, water/wastewater conveyance, and roadway projects. Most recently, Isabelle served as tunnel design lead, project manager, and design manager for Sound Transit’s University Link Extension, Northgate Link Extension, and East Link Extension E360 projects in Seattle.