SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 7, 2017 — John Fisher has been named Northern California district manager at WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Mr. Fisher is responsible for oversight of the firm’s operations in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Sacramento. He will continue to serve as San Francisco area manager as well, directly managing the operations of WSP’s transportation and infrastructure office in San Francisco.
Mr. Fisher has 20 years of public policy, legislative, project management and community and inter-governmental relations experience on the local, state and federal levels. Since joining WSP in 2008, he has led efforts within the firm to develop managed lanes and alternative procurement practices in the Bay Area and California, working to analyze alternative procurement opportunities under state legislation SB 4, including public-private partnerships (P3), design-build and design-build-operate maintain methods of delivery on projects in the Bay Area, including the Presidio Parkway, which he continues to serve as WSP’s project manager.
Prior to joining WSP, Mr. Fisher spent over four years as manager of government and community relations for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District. He previously served in Washington, D.C. for four years as legislative director to a U.S. congresswoman from the Bay Area, a senior member of the House transportation and infrastructure committee.
Mr. Fisher received a B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of the Eno Center for Transit Leadership Executive Development Program. He serves on the board of directors of the International Partnering Institute and is a member of the San Francisco chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar.
About WSP USA
WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com