Brian Fuerst has been named a vice president in the Herndon, Virginia office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.


In his new position, Mr. Fuerst will serve as the firm’s aviation principal for the Southeast, responsible for expanding the firm’s aviation-related business in the region, which includes nine states in the Southeastern U.S.

Mr. Fuerst has extensive experience as a strategic business manager, responsible for business development and sales within the aviation industry. He has also managed airfield design and construction engineering projects, serving as project manager and lead civil engineer on a wide range of domestic and international airside and landside design and construction projects, ranging from general aviation facilities to large hub commercial service airports. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was the U.S. South regional aviation practice lead at an international engineering organization.

A licensed professional engineer in North Carolina, Texas and Virginia, Mr. Fuerst received a B.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff provides a full range of planning, program management, design, and construction management services for aviation. The firm offers airside and landside services, including extensive experience in road and rail access to airports. Specialized services include strategic consulting, security system planning and design, environmental studies, access and transit studies, sustainability consulting, and financial and economic analysis. Active in in aviation for more than 70 years, the firm is currently at work on aviation project at airports in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago and Atlanta.

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. In May 2017, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will rebrand as WSP.

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 36,700 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, 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. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.