Shandrian Ugwuoke joins HNTB in Austin as senior environmental planner

Experienced environmental professional serves as key leader on infrastructure projects for transportation agencies throughout region

AUSTIN, Texas (April 5, 2019) – Shandrian Ugwuoke, AICP, joined HNTB Corporation in Austin as senior environmental planner. Ugwuoke has more than 15 years of experience in transportation and environmental planning at the local, state and federal levels, and is a skilled project manager.

Ugwuoke is responsible for developing plans and policies to meet social, economic and physical needs of communities, including land use transportation planning, transit planning, environmental planning and more.

“Shandrian has deep relationships and is an effective leader of transportation planning projects that advance quality of life for our region,” said Michelle Dippel, HNTB Central and South Texas office leader and vice president. “Her practical experience with community impact analysis, environmental compliance and more equip her to deliver solutions on a variety of complex projects for our clients.”

Prior to joining HNTB, Ugwuoke served as development review committee administrator for the City of Denton, Texas. She previously worked at HNTB from 2006-2008 as a National Environmental Policy Act/Environmental Planner.

Ugwuoke earned a Master of Science in community and regional planning (transportation) and a Bachelor of Arts in geography from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a graduate of the Leadership Austin Class of 2008.

In Central and South Texas, HNTB currently is working on, or has been involved with, some of the region’s most significant transportation infrastructure projects, including serving as both general planning consultant and general engineering consultant for Capital Metro in Austin; planning consultant for TxDOT Transportation Planning and Programming Division, planning consultant for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization; and General Engineering Consultant services for Williamson, Hays and Travis counties.