SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Ashur Yoseph has joined WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, as a senior vice president in the firm’s San Francisco office.
In his new role, Yoseph will be responsible for business development in support of WSP’s property and buildings and transportation and infrastructure businesses. His more than three decades of experience includes advancing and implementing strategies to increase public as well as private sector expansion. Yoseph served most recently as infrastructure development manager in San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
“Ashur’s deep local relationships, knowledge of infrastructure projects and strong connections in the local business community will be strong assets for WSP,” said Sarah Kuchera, senior vice president and managing director of the firm’s property and buildings business in San Francisco.
WSP’s projects in the San Francisco Bay area include some of the region’s most notable buildings and transportation infrastructure. Recent projects in the Transbay District include 181 Fremont, the third-tallest building in the city, where WSP’s mechanical, electrical and plumbing; Built Ecology; and building technology systems groups worked closely with Jay Paul, the owner and Heller Manus, the architect; to deliver innovative methods with a focus on water and energy reduction. The firm has been involved in the development of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) for more than six decades. Additionally, WSP has worked on the Presidio Parkway, a state-of-the-art roadway through San Francisco’s Presidio, in several planning, design and advisory roles on behalf of the San Francisco Transportation Authority and the California Department of Transportation.
Yoseph received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering technology from Sacramento State University. He is a member of the Board of Advisors, Bay Area Council Economic Institute, the Project Management Institute and the Sacramento State University Alumni Association.
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