Jonathan H McDonald


Jonathan was recently (2022) invited to join the Falcon Power Board as an advisor, because of his significant experience in the electrical and transportation industries. Education: BSEE University of Illinois, MBA University of Chicago. Leadership Development Course- Atkins North America, Quantitative Risk Assessment Training Course- Kowloon Canton Railway Corp. Toastmaster International-Competent Toastmaster, Competent Leader


Professional Engineer: California, Washington, Illinois, Virginia, and Florida

Work History:

2018 to Present- Hatch, Oakland California Director of Global Rail Systems &Delivery Assurance over two engineering teams of approximately 150 each; 2015 -2017- CH2M Hill, San Francisco Vice President, Global Rail & Transit Practice Leader and Client Account Manager; 2012- 2015 Atkins North America Inc San Francisco Vice president, Transit & Rail Business Sector Manager; 2010-2012 HNTB Corporation, San Francisco Assistant Vice President, Western Division Rail Systems Director; 2007-2010 Stantec Consulting Managing Leader, Transportation; 2000-2007 LTK Engineering, Principal Engineer Communications; 1998-2000 Composite Structures, Vice President Sales and Marketing: 1997-1998 Bechtel International, Jakarta, Indonesia & Hong Kong, China, Business Development Manager Jakarta, 1996-1997 Telecommunications Engineering Manager Hong Kong.

Volunteer Experience:

American Public Transportation Association 2001- Present; APTA Board Member and Chair Research & Technology Committee 2007-2019