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Vol. 18, No. 13 Week of March 31, 2013
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry

Arctic Directory: Akers and Forbes join AECOMís Anchorage team

AECOM said Nov. 28 that Kristen Akers and Arran Forbes have joined its Anchorage office.

Akers joins AECOM as a project environmental engineer. She received her bachelorís and masterís degrees in environmental engineering from Texas Tech University and has more than four years experience working various remediation technologies and contract management for Department of Defense contracts. She currently holds her engineer in training certificate and is on track for a professional engineer license. Akers will supporting AECOMís Alaska environmental services contracts with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Air Force.

Forbes joins AECOM as an environmental scientist. She received her bachelorís degree in environmental science from Dartmouth College in 2010. After graduating, she spent several months conducting field research in South Africa, one year doing environmental consulting for the village of Igiugig in Bristol Bay, and taught general chemistry at the University of Idaho. She will be supporting AECOMís Alaska environmental service contracts with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and various NEPA EIS projects, and intends to pursue her masterís degree in the coming years.

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.



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