Robert Stromsted has been named a senior vice president at Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, planning, engineering and program/construction management organization.
In his new position, Stromsted will be responsible for strategic planning and business development. He will be based in the firm's New York office.
Stromsted has 35 years of consulting engineering experience in the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was chief executive officer at HNTB Corp., responsible for strategic oversight and the development and implementation of growth strategies for the firm. He has served as a project engineer, project manager, office leader, operations officer, strategic planning officer, sales officer, and division president with a market focus on public infrastructure development. His clients have included state departments of transportation, toll authorities, port authorities, airports, municipalities, transit agencies, rail authorities, freight railroads, private businesses, construction contractors, and concessionaires. He has also served clients within the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. State Department, and the International Finance Corporation.
"Bob Stromsted brings a wealth of project, management and executive experience to our management team," said Gregory A. Kelly, president of Parsons Brinckerhoff's U.S. transportation company. "Bob will play a key role in creating strategies to achieve our clients' goals in developing transportation infrastructure."
A former Coast Guard officer, Stromsted holds engineer and master of science degrees in civil engineering from Stanford University. He earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He serves on the board of directors of the New York Building Congress and the board of advisors of the Regional Plan Association. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Partnership for New York City, and the New Jersey Alliance for Action.