Our Team

Mr. Poonawala has over 30 years of experience in the A/E/C industry, serving the public and private sectors, nationally and internationally. An accomplished engineer and BD professional, he has been instrumental in successful client pursuits and have subsequently served as Principal-in-Charge and Technical Advisor on many of these vital projects. Mr. Poonawala’s contributions to the engineering industry along the Eastern Corridor includes Miami-Dade County Parks, Rhode Island DOT, City of Baltimore, New Jersey DOT, the 500-acre Devasya Spiritual and Cultural Retreat in Virginia; DC Water project in Washington, DC; and a new, two-story religious facility in NYC. His international experience includes all operations for National Highway Authority of India projects. He is currently managing several NYS D/B projects including NYSTA Electronic Cashless Tolling, NYSDOT Hunt's Point Interstate Access Improvement and QA for NYSDOT's Capacity and Access Improvement to JFK Airport projects. He is a Professional Engineer in 11 states including NY, CT, PA, MD, TX, VA, RI, NJ, FL, ME, NH and the District of Columbia. He is also an ASCE Fellow; active member of ASCE, SAME, ASHE, NYWEA; and Practicing Institute of Engineering evaluator, with responsibility for approving continuing education seminar for PDH accreditation in NYS.



  • Master of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 1993
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Pune, India, 1990


  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Highway Engineers
  • Society of American Military Engineers
  • New York Water Environment Association, Inc.
  • The Practicing Institute of Engineers, Inc., Evaluator