David Alvarez has been named a principal consultant in the strategic consulting group of Parsons Brinckerhoff.
In his new position, Alvarez will support existing and future projects as a key technical and commercial advisor taking a lead in execution of major public-private partnerships (PPPs) and other advisory assignments.
Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, Alvarez was executive director of the Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (PRPPA), the first centralized PPP government agency in the U.S. He was responsible for implementing PPP legislation in Puerto Rico and conducted the initial and full development of the PRPPA. He led the development of the largest and first design-build-maintain project for public schools in Puerto Rico, known as Schools for the 21st Century, and managed the process that led to the financial close of the long-term concession of toll roads PR-22 and PR-5.
He also managed the successful process securing a long-term lease of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport under the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Privatization Pilot Program.
Alvarez previously served as a senior advisor and special aide to the president at the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico. He also served as deputy director of consulting services at santander securities and adjunct vice president in Santander Bank Puerto Rico.