ICF International Announces Michael Savonis as Fellow
Appointment Expands ICF Leadership in Energy, Environment, and Transportation Area
Fairfax, Virginia, August 1, 2011 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has named Michael Savonis to the position of fellow, supporting ICF’s work related to transportation, climate change, and sustainability. Mr. Savonis will provide technical assistance and advisory support on a range of climate change adaptation, greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation, and air quality projects for ICF.
Mr. Savonis has more than 25 years of experience in transportation policy, capital program development, and strategic planning. Most recently, he served as the senior policy advisor for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Mr. Savonis helped establish the Department of Transportation Center on Climate Change and, with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Alliance for Clean Air and Transportation. Mr. Savonis is the lead author of the seminal U.S. government report, The Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure: Gulf Coast Study, Phase I, and is one of the nation’s leading analysts on GHG, air pollutants, and system resilience in the context of transportation planning and policies.
“We are very pleased to add Mike to our team. A strategic leader and accomplished manager, his experience and knowledge will allow him to play a significant role in expanding our portfolio at the nexus of infrastructure, climate change impacts, and climate risk management,” said Anne Choate, vice president and leader of ICF’s climate change impacts and adaptation practice.
“Having experience in transportation policy work and program development, coupled with extensive expertise in climate change, air quality, and emerging environmental issues, makes Mike a perfect addition to ICF’s team,” said Janet D’Ignazio, vice president and leader of ICF’s transportation work.
Mr. Savonis has received numerous awards and commendations for his contributions to the transportation field by the FHWA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, EPA, and DOT. Mr. Savonis holds a master’s degree from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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