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Zachary Borrenpohl

Director, Water, Energy, and Sustainable Cities Practice Zachary Borrenpohl

Zachary Borrenpohl is a licensed professional civil engineer with a combination of nearly 15 years of experience in engineering and international development, including field experience in Africa and the Middle East. He is currently a director on the Water, Energy, and Sustainable Cities Practice. Prior to joining Chemonics, Mr. Borrenpohl worked as a design engineer for municipal water and wastewater systems, including preliminary and final designs, management of projects during construction, and preparing study reports on municipal infrastructure. He has worked in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Turkey with a focus on water and wastewater utility enhancement, operations and maintenance training, and water infrastructure improvement. For the USAID Water Infrastructure Support and Enhancement for Lebanon program, he completed a rapid assessment of refugee impacts on local water systems. Previously, Mr. Borrenpohl served as field director of the USAID Food Assistance Program in Jordan. He holds an M.S. in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, an International M.B.A. from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.