Gregory A. Kelly, P.E., is a member of WSP’s Senior Executive Team responsible for global operations, policy and direction for an engineering and professional services organization of 36,000 employees in more than 500 offices in 40 countries.
As chief executive officer of the USA and Latin America region of WSP, Mr. Kelly directs the operations of the firm in the United States and Latin America, overseeing a workforce of 8,000 employees and nearly US $2 billion in annual revenue. The firm is active on hundreds of projects in the region, across the transportation & infrastructure, buildings, energy, water and environment end markets. In this role, he has aggressively pushed sharing expertise across the company that has enabled WSP USA to execute all types of projects in any region of the country.
Greg led WSP USA in exploring how to best implement alternative project delivery methods. As a result, WSP USA has successfully secured work with partners across the U.S. He also led the efforts to streamline the company’s business processes, creating a unified set of practices that increase efficiency.
Active in the infrastructure services industry, Mr. Kelly frequently speaks on engineering and construction issues and participates on the executive boards of many leading industry organizations. Greg has testified before Congressional committees on public-private partnerships, gave the keynote address at the conference on American infrastructure at the Brookings Institution, and is a frequent speaker at the Eno Foundation Senior Executive Program in Washington, DC. In May 2017, Mr. Kelly was the commencement speaker for the Temple University College of Engineering.
He has also been a guest lecturer on a number of topics including leadership, ethics and infrastructure delivery at Temple University, Stanford, NJIT and Pratt Institute.
Mr. Kelly is currently the Treasurer of the New York Building Congress, Chairman of the Salvadori Center, which focuses on STEM education for New York City schools, Chairman of the March of Dimes Transportation & Construction Industry Breakfast and a member of the Philadelphia Chamber CEO Council for Growth. He also serves on the following boards: Advisory Board of NYU School of Engineering and the Board of Visitors for the Engineering School at Temple University. Additionally, Mr. Kelly is a member of the National Academy of Construction (NAC) and The Moles, one of the most prestigious organizations for the heavy construction industry. He is Chairman of the Design Professionals Coalition, a Board Member of the Association for the Improvement of Americas Infrastructure (AIAI) and a member of the Construction Industry Roundtable (CIRT).
Mr. Kelly has degrees from Temple University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.