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Boards, Advisory Councils & Consulting

Current Appointments & Engagements

  • MISTRAL National Infrastructure Project, UK, International Advisory Board, 2017–2019
  • Singapore Aviation Academy, Scientific Advisory Board, 2014–2020
  • Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal, National Science Foundation,) Chair, Evaluation Panel of Fire Research proposals, 2018–2020

Past Appointments & Engagements

Directorships, Boards

  • Portugal, Comissão Técnica Independente (National Review of National fires), 2017–18
  • US Airport Cooperative Research Program, Oversight Committee Member Appointed by US Secretary of Transportation, 2006–2016
  • Indian School of Business, Punj Lloyd Institute of Infrastructure, Advisory Council, 2010
  • Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal, National Science Foundation,) Conselho Cientifico das Ciências Exactas e da Engenharia 2009–2013
  • Laing O’Rourke Contractors (UK) Non-executive board, 2005–2007
  • Kennedy Memorial Trust, MIT representative to UK Foundation, 1994–1999
  • French-American International School of Boston, 1992–1997
  • Geographic Data Technology 1983–1990
  • Urban Data Processing 1968–1980

Visiting Committees and Advisory Boards

  • Loughborough U., Innovative Manufacturing and Construction 2007
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, Technology Policy Program, 2004
  • Delft University of Technology, Scientific Advisory Board, NGinfra, 2010–2014
  • Netherlands National Universities, Technology Policy Departments., 1997
  • Consejo del Rector, Universidad Anahuac del Sur (México), 1997
  • Department of Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, 1988–1989

Technical Advisory Boards

  • Canada: Natural Science and Engineering Research Council; Discovery Grants, 2013
  • US Army Review of Research and Development Laboratories, 2003–2009
  • British Columbia: Leading Edge Foundation Advisory Committee, 2003–2013
  • Alberta: Heritage Fund for Science and Engineering Research, 2000–2009
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW) — Review Board for BSIK 2002–2004
  • ChoiceStream (Technical Advisory Board) 2001–2002

Major Consultancies on Flexibility in Design

  • Chile, Codelco (National Copper Company)
  • India, Punj Lloyd Infrastructure Institute, Indian School of Design
  • Keppel Offshore Marine (Planning and Design of Petroleum Platforms)
  • Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (National Infrastructure Investments)
  • Sbp partners, New York
  • Shell Oil Company (US and UK)
  • World Bank (Infrastructure in Asia)

Peer Reviews of Major Airport Projects

  • Changi Terminal 5, Singapore, 2015–2016
  • Greater Toronto Airport Authority, 2005
  • Chicago Environmental Impacts Statements (Multi-airport systems) 2003–2005
  • New England Regional Airport System 2002–2006
  • Atlanta East International Airport Terminal 2001

Major Consultancies in USA

US Dept. of Defense (Annual Review of US Army Laboratories and Tech Centers)
US Federal Aviation Administration (Multi-Airport Systems, Airport Terminals, etc.)
Analysis Group (Evaluation of Manila Airport Terminal)
Denver International Airport (Baggage Systems)
GRA, Inc. (ACRP Project on Effects of Fuel Price Volatility)
Los Angeles International Airport
Massachusetts Port Authority
Miami Airport (Dade County)
New England Region – Peer Review Panel for Planning Study
Washington State Air Transport Commission

Major International Airport Consultancies

Australia: National Government, Federal Airports Corporation
Canada: Aéroports de Montréal, GTAA Toronto, Transport Canada, Arup
France: Paris/de Gaulle airport Terminal 4, ADPi
Greece: Athens Airport Authority
India: GMR Group and Louis Berger (New Delhi and other airports)
India: GVK de-risking and future-proofing for Navi Mumbai greenfield airport.
Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Mexico: Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Second airport for Mexico City)
Netherlands: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Pacific Consultants International (Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Papua NG, Kenya, Philippines) 
Philippines: Reviews of International Passenger Terminal IPT3
Portugal: Asterion/Brisa (Second Airport for Lisbon)
Qatar: Doha – Hamad International Terminal Expansion
Singapore: Civil Aviation Authority (Singapore, Brunei)
Singapore: Changi Airport Group (Review of Airport Master Plans)
Spain: Director General of Civil Aviation
Thailand: Bangkok Second International Airport (design of terminal) – PCI
Thailand: Bangkok (Multi-Airport Systems) – Louis Berger Group
Turkey: Airport Systems Planning and Design
UK: Britain, Monopolies and Merger Commission; British Airports Authority; BAA plc
UK: Gatwick Airport, review of plans for new London runway
UK: Laing and O’Rourke (International Construction and Development Company)