Rizwan-BaigRizwan Baig,
Chief Engineer
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Rizwan holds a Bachelor and a Master of Engineering in Civil and Transportation Engineering; and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In 1990, Rizwan began his career with the Port Authority as a Junior Engineer, and now serves as the Chief Engineer.
He is responsible of assuring the state of good repair of all Agency assets. He oversees the delivery of high-quality and cost-effective planning, architectural and engineering design, construction, and asset management services in support of the Agency’s Capital Program, while ensuring the structural integrity, life safety, and code compliance of all Agency facilities.
Throughout his career, Rizwan has demonstrated strong leadership ability by motivating staff and aligning resources to achieve project success, with a passion for envisioning creative and innovative engineering solutions, while creating a respectful, collaborative, and responsive workplace culture of belonging. As a proven transportation industry leader, he spearheaded coalition building with all business lines (Aviation, TBT, Ports, WTC, and PATH) and regional partners to ensure that critical Agency projects are planned and constructed in the most effective manner.