Dr. Sanjiv Sinha is a Member of the Board of Directors, the Chief Sustainability Officer, and a Senior Vice President at ECT. A frequent presenter on topics related to economic instruments in the water infrastructure market, he aspires to make these ideas mainstream. Before ECT, he held a visiting faculty position at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and specializes in open channel flows, ecosystem restoration, and numerical modeling.
At ECT, as the national director for the water resources service line, Dr. Sinha provides overall firm-wide leadership, is responsible for the service line’s profits/losses, helps coordinate marketing efforts and branding exercises, and provides program management oversight that include reporting, financials, meetings, and interaction with clients and other stakeholders. Dr. Sinha’s business role has been to provide critical thinking and disciplined leadership to seek out future/current market niches.
Aside from his full-time employment at ECT, in 2019-2020, Dr. Sinha serves as member of the Board of Directors of Delta Institute, a nonprofit based in Chicago that focuses on building resilient environment and economy through sustainable solutions, and as an advisor to the WaterWorks Fund, an equity crowdfunding platform that is focused on meeting water financing demand across the United States. Previously, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Alliance of the Great Lakes, a member of the Board of Advisors for Augment Ventures, and a member of the Board of Directors at Michigan League of Conservation Voters. In these roles, as a partner to the chief executive officer and other board members, he provided governance leadership.
Dr. Sinha has a doctorate in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Iowa and is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Michigan and Florida.