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ERIC MICHEL TO LEAD US POWER GROUP AT WSP | PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF

Eric Michel has been appointed senior vice president and director of the U.S. power group at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.

 

HOUSTON, TX – Eric Michel has been appointed senior vice president and director of the U.S. power group at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.

Mr. Michel will be responsible for managing all U.S. power operations. He comes to WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff after a 25-year career at Ulteig, a multi-discipline engineering firm based in the Midwest, where he served as president and CEO since 2010.

“Eric has the right combination of technical expertise and proven executive performance to lead this group as we continue to build our presence in the U.S. power market,” said Roger Blair, president of the firm’s U.S. industrial and energy sector.

The power group at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is a leading provider of technical, project management and consulting services to the U.S. power market, covering both generation and transmission & distribution. Its work includes application of conventional technologies for new power generating facilities and rehabilitation of older plants, as well as more innovative techniques to increase energy efficiency, including cogeneration, combined-cycle generation and the use of renewable sources (including solar, wind and hydropower). The group’s projects include the Coolidge Generating Station in Arizona, the Wallingford Energy Project in Connecticut and the Colorado Bend Energy Center in Texas. Mr. Michel received a bachelor of science degree in electrical and electronics engineering from North Dakota State University. He is president-elect of the North Dakota chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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 32,000 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. wspgroup.com/usa; pbworld.com/usa.