K.N. Gunalan, Co Chair UN STC MG, Vice Chair ICSI, Stimson Center Ambassador for Climate Resilience

Senior Vice President, AECOM

K.N. Gunalan (Guna) has 30 years of experience in civil and construction industry. He has served in a number capacities including management of small, medium and large multi-national consulting firms. He is a senior manager with the experience and skill sets to manage large complex infrastructure projects. He has provided technical advice on civil, structural, geotechnical, pavement and materials issues on a variety of projects around the country and overseas. His collaborative approach for result oriented outcomes supported by his demeanor and strong communication capabilities have contributed to a number of successful Programs/Projects ranging in size from a few thousand dollars to over three billion dollars. Guna has the vision, skills and ability to develop business lines. He has the leadership skills to lead multidiscipline teams to support and address client’s needs. He also mentors professionals at various stages of their career. Guna is currently assisting AECOM’s Alternative Delivery Projects throughout North America bringing lessons learned and best practices to pursuits & projects. He is also serving as Capture Manager for major Infrastructure Projects