Gaël Le Bris has been named a senior aviation planner in the Raleigh, North Carolina office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.


In his new position, Mr. Le Bris will supervise planning tasks and projects, provide technical expertise in the preparation of aviation system plans and airport planning studies, and contribute to the growth of the aviation planning services.

Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr. Le Bris served for more than six years as airside development manager at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, where he was responsible for management and coordination of large-scale, complex development projects, major runway and taxiway rehabilitations, airside/airspace planning projects, and technical studies. Mr. Le Bris also served as airside operations manager, addressing irregular operations and crisis situations with the airport stakeholders.

Mr. Le Bris earned a master’s degree in airport management and development from the Florida Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in engineering/air transportation and economics from the National University of Civil Aviation, Toulouse, France. He authored various research projects and publications in airport engineering and aviation safety. Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the Transportation Research Board.

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. 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.