Director, Systems Finance & Economics United States

Brent Baker specializes in transportation project finance, pricing, revenue and expenditure forecasting, financial modeling, benefit-cost analysis and funding studies. His advisory and consulting experience covers highway, ferry, rail and transit projects for a wide range of public- and private-sector clients.

Brent also has expertise in conducting toll feasability studies, including toll policy considerations, revenue and expenditure projections, financial analysis and alternative delivery mechanisms. A key strength is his ability to comprehend the many facets of complex problems, allowing him to effectively collaborate with various subject matter experts and manage the process to successful outcomes.

Brent's recent work includes toll financial capacity assessments for price managed lane projects; capital program financial modeling and plan development; TIFIA loan application and negotiations; program level financial risk assessments; revenue and expenditure projections; and presentations to state legislators, executive management and transportation commissioners.

Brent holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree from Whitman College.