Charlie Manning

Managing Director

Charlie leads strategic development initiatives for the Americas, including organic and acquisitive growth across the GISI consulting platform.

Charlie’s career spans over 40 years of engineering experience in a broad spectrum of civil infrastructure programs and projects, including transportation, water, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, resource recovery and power.

Prior to GISI, he served nearly 30 years with AECOM and its legacy firms in strategic development roles in the NY Metro area, northeast US, and North America. As project executive, he directed large complex multibillion-dollar projects such as the reconstruction of Route 9A in lower Manhattan post 9/11 and the NJ Turnpike 6-9 widening.

Charlie has “hands on” experience in every project aspect ranging from conception, planning, design, permitting, construction inspection, program and construction management, start-up, and operation. He has led traditional as well as alternate project delivery methods of design-build and public private partnerships.

Charlie has dedicated segments of his engineering career to public service at the federal level, consulting project and program management and consulting business management and corporate development.

Charlie holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Manhattan College and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from New York University. He is an Engineering Department Consultor and guest lecturer to Manhattan College, and is a registered Professional Engineer in five states. Charlie is active in many industry organizations and has served as a board member of the American Consulting Engineers Council of NY, the New York Building Congress Foundation, and the New Jersey Alliance for Action.