AECOM appoints Darren Sokoloski as vice president of P3 advisory services
May 31, 2021
By Peter Saunders
Sokoloski, who will be based in the Vancouver region, will oversee owner-side services on complex, multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects for large design-builds, public-private partnerships and other owner engineer services.
Infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has named Darren Sokoloski as vice president of public-private partnership (P3) advisory services for its Canada business.
“We’re very pleased to have Darren join AECOM,” said Marc Devlin, AECOM’s regional chief executive, Canada. “As the leader of our P3 advisory practice, we will be able to leverage his extensive industry experience and business network to expand our footprint in Western Canada while also having him fully engaged in our work in other parts of the country.”
Sokoloski’s career spans roles at Acciona Infrastructure, Bilfinger Berger Project Investments, Macquarie Capital Markets Canada, General Hydrogen, and Ballard Power Systems. He has also built and managed his own infrastructure and renewable energy consultancy practice. In these roles, he has been involved in major infrastructure projects across Canada such as the Site C Dam Main Civil Works, North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant and Port Mann/Highway 1 projects in British Columbia; the Walterdale Bridge and Calgary Ring Road in Alberta; Windsor Ontario’s Herb Gray Parkway; and the Saint John New Brunswick Safe Clean Drinking Water Project.
“I’m delighted to be joining a world class company like AECOM and to be working with a team of professionals who have established a compelling and highly valuable service offering for owners in the infrastructure sector,” Sokoloski said.
Sokoloski, who will be based in the Vancouver region, earned a Master of Business Administration from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University in New York and the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Canada and a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering First Class from the University of Victoria. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.