Environmental engineer Ali Sharif joins Cardno’s Glendale, CA office


By Nancy Cline

Cardno, an international professional infrastructure and environmental services firm, has announced that Ali Sharif, PhD, PE has joined the firm as a project engineer in the company’s Glendale, California office. He brings 12 years of civil, water resources, and environmental engineering experience on flood control, land development, and coastal engineering projects.

Sharif is a licensed professional engineer and has performed a number of services including flood risk and uncertainty, flood mapping, erosion control, debris assessment, and sediment control and transport. He is experienced in stormwater management, living shorelines, and flood control systems, including levees, floodwalls, and dams.

In his role at Cardno, Sharif will work in Southern California, helping further expand Cardno’s natural resources business and leading the firm’s efforts on major environmental projects across the state.

“Ali has managed engineering and water resources projects for a number of sectors around the United States,” says Cardno Business Unit Leader Tamara Klug. “He understands systems and will deliver the expertise our clients expect to make their projects more efficient and sustainable.”

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company with specialized expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Cardno’s team includes leading professionals who plan, design, manage, and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Cardno has offices around the world, including many in the United States.