Rizwan A. Siddiqi, PE


As President and Chief Executive Officer of EBA, Rizwan is responsible for the firm’s overall administration and management and serves as EBA’s client liaison. Throughout his more than 40-year career in engineering, Rizwan has supervised a variety of complex and challenging projects, applying expertise, creative problem solving, and foresight to achieve millions of dollars in savings for clients. He is recognized and well respected by both clients and colleagues for his leadership, quality designs, community advocacy, and exceptional customer service. Before becoming President & Chief Executive Officer of EBA, Rizwan was instrumental in establishing and overseeing the firm’s Water Systems Engineering department.

He is Principal-in-Charge of EBA’s Water Systems Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Facility Support Services departments.

Rizwan is a registered professional engineer in the state of Maryland and District of Columbia and a graduate of Virginia Tech, where he earned a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering.

Proactively engaged in multiple professional organizations, Rizwan was recently appointed to serve on the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Transportation Steering Committee. In this role, he will promote responsible legislation and regulations related to transportation infrastructure. He will also advise ACEC leadership as a new appointee to the organization’s Planning Cabinet. These appointments add to his lengthy list of leadership roles in professional organizations and his ongoing dedication to the engineering industry. Highlights are listed below:

  • Maryland Transportation Commission, Commissioner, appointed by Governor Hogan (2020-present)
  • DC Water’s Business Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, Inaugural Member (2020-present)
  • ACEC/Metro Washington, President (2019-2020)
  • Advisory Board for the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of the District of Columbia, Member (2019-present)
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission, Commissioner, appointed by Governor O’Malley and reappointed by Governor Hogan (2011-2022)
  • Howard EcoWorks Board of Directors, Member (2016-2019)
  • Commission to Modernize State Procurement, Subgroup Cochair, appointed by Governor Hogan (2016-2017)

A passionate advocate for the underserved, underrepresented, and disadvantaged, Rizwan has helped secure jobs, coordinated financial and physical assistance for those in need, and advocated with Maryland elected officials to pass commonsense bills and legislation that address community issues such as discrimination and school bullying. His extensive community service activities include food drives, educational training programs, and environmental cleanup projects that have enhanced and enriched the lives of Maryland citizens.

At the ACEC 2018 Fall Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Rizwan presented on leadership and discussed how firms can create a great place to work while achieving financial success. Click here to view his presentation. He also regularly contributes to EBA’s blog on topics such as IIJA fundingbusiness development, leadership, smart cities and geospatial technologies, and green energy.

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