Water veteran to bolster AECOM PPPs

Russ MacDonald, a long time PPP specialist in water and wastewater, has joined AECOM Technology Corporation. AECOM said MacDonald will serve as senior vice president of its water business.

A public-private partnership (PPP) expert with a long career in water and wastewater has joined AECOM Technology Corporation.

Prior to joining AECOM, Russ MacDonald worked for the Halcrow Group, a 6,000-person infrastructure consultant. At Halcrow, MacDonald acted as senior vice president of business development and director of water and energy for North America and Africa.

AECOM called MacDonald a veteran in “developing and executing” PPPs in the water and wastewater sectors and said he will serve as “senior vice president for its water business”.

AECOM, a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange, employs some 45,000 people across the globe and does business in130 countries. A Fortune 500 company, the AECOM posted $8.1 billion in revenue last year.