Chief Development Officer
Ali Chaudhry serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer at AECOM, a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm, that employs almost 100,000 talented professionals operating in more than 150 countries spanning 7 continents. In this role, Ali focuses on developing market opportunities and regional strategies for all business lines, managing several public and private sector clients, cultivating industry relationships, and fostering brand awareness. As an attorney, he also serves as an alternative project delivery and financing lead on several pursuits at AECOM. Previously, Ali served as Deputy Secretary for Transportation to New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, where he oversaw policy, funding, and operations at all transportation State agencies and public authorities, including the Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Thruway Authority, the Port Authority, and the Department of Motor Vehicles. He has also served as Governor Cuomo’s Deputy Secretary for Economic Development, as well as Assistant Counsel to the Governor for both Transportation and Economic Development. Declared “Top 40 under 40 Rising Stars” by City & State, Ali served as the State’s policy lead on alternative project delivery procurements, and Design-Build projects. Before joining public service, Ali practiced civil litigation in the private sector, focusing on employment matters.