Vijay Kumar has expertise in large infrastructure and environmental projects such as water, water reuse and pipeline projects. His main focus is to promote sustainable growth of communities using innovative and creative solutions to transportation and utility needs of the communities. Currently, he is Vice President at CH2MHILL (www.ch2m.com), an employee-owned global engineering and project delivery company with 30,000 people. For the fourth year in a row, CH2M HILL has been named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute. He was awarded CH2MHILL Synergy Award for his outstanding contribution to the company.
Vijay has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Masters Degree in Civil/Environmental engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California.
Vijay is serves as the Co-Chair of the National Board of the City Hall Fellows (www.cityhallfellows.org), an organization that engages diverse, talented young people in the work of cities. Vijay is a Board of Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (www.spur.org), a research, education and advocacy group of 15,000 members.
He is Executive Sponsor of the Congestion Management Working Group in San Francisco that is developing traffic congestion relief strategies supported by the Business Council on Climate Change. Vijay served as the President of Sacramento Section of California Water Environment Association. He was awarded the Young Engineer of the Year by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Vijay was also awarded the 5S award by the Hawaii Chapter of the Water Environment Federation. Vijay served as Finance and Economic Development Commissioner for the City of Davis. He served as the Sponsorship Chair of the 2012 California Water Environment Association’s Annual Conference. He also served as the President of Kannada Sangha of Sacramento, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.