Environmental and civil engineer Randa Chichakli has dedicated her career to environmental programs and development assistance programs in various parts of the world. She has led hazardous waste investigations and remediation, environmental assessments and other environmental programs in the U.S. and Asia. As delivery leader for CDM Smith's development assistance projects in the Asia Pacific region, Randa is responsible for overseeing the work of multi-discipline technical teams to meet the needs of her clients on a variety of environmental investigation, remediation and regulatory compliance programs and reconstruction projects. Randa’s work on global projects like Agent Orange remediation at Vietnam’s Danang Airport, the Green Prosperity Project for MCA Indonesia, and post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal have worked to reduce health risks, promote environmentally sustainable economic growth, and provide safe schools and health clinics for developing countries.
What inspires you? K2wing that the projects I work on are doing something positive for our environment is really inspiring. I’ve stayed in this line of work for almost 20 years because I feel that it has a meaningful and worthwhile purpose.