Group Head, Project Development and Partnering
Sia Kusha is Plenary America’s Group Head for Project Development and Partnering and Senior Vice President. In this role, he leads project development across all sectors. He is responsible for development, identification and assessment of new opportunities, as well as interaction with owners and assisting them in bringing projects to market. He positions Plenary with appropriate project sponsors and selects partners through leveraging industry relationships.
Prior to joining Plenary, Sia served as Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director of AECOM’s Design and Consulting Services Integrated Delivery group in the Americas. In that role, he was the firm’s chief strategy and development officer for P3 and DB projects in the continent.
A forty-year veteran of the industry, Sia is a highly experienced program and project executive who has delivered a variety of infrastructure programs for a diverse range of public and private clients. He has been instrumental in Integrated Delivery policy development in United States and has helped public owners develop design-build and P3 legislation, programs, project pipelines and procurement processes in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, West Virginia and Virginia.
Chosen as a fellow of the American Council of Engineering Companies, ACEC, for his outstanding service to the industry with regards to integrated delivery policy development and procurement of professional services, Mr. Kusha is an industry expert who has deep relationships with elected and appointed officials, public sector owners, as well as private sector sponsors, developers and contractors in the US and abroad.
Mr. Kusha is a graduate of University of Wisconsin – Madison, with degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer in FL, GA, NC, WI, MN, and AZ.Back to speakers