As the Director of Environmental, Health and Safety for Skanska USA Building’s Metro Region (NY/NJ/PA), John is responsible for supporting the proper development and execution of project site safety plans and building safety culture in the region. Beyond his work in Metro, John participates in a variety of national EHS working groups, most recently the Care for Life 5 program and Skanska’s 2024 EHS High Impact Kickoff.
Prior to joining Skanska in 2017, John was a Hazard Mitigation Program Manager at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. There he collaborated with teammates and stakeholders to deliver a comprehensive, all-hazards risk assessment which was used to support emergency preparedness, as well as guiding the decision-making process for capital investments.
John holds certifications as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) and Business Continuity Professional. John’s academic achievements include a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Montclair State University. He has completed executive development programs through the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
John is an active member of his community in his twenty-second year as a volunteer firefighter and lead his department as a Fire Chief from 2011-2014 and currently serves as a Deputy County Fire Coordinator.