Director, Project Development & Finance United States

Nathan Macek has extensive experience performing financial analysis, policy analysis and planning studies for transit systems, highways, toll roads and other public works infrastructure. 

Nathan has conducted cash flow modeling and uncertainty analyses of capital and operating funding for more than three dozen transportation projects, applying innovative financing approaches to address the budgetary challenges faced by public agencies. In addition, he has created integrated financial models to evaluate funding, alternative project delivery and innovative financing for highway and transit projects in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

He is a specialist in developing financial capacity analysis plans supporting Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5309 Capital Investment Grant program applications, including four New Starts projects awarded Full-Funding Grant Agreements. He has also developed financial plans for transit alternatives analysis and environmental clearance studies, Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant applications and Small Starts projects.

Nathan holds a master’s degree in regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.