President and Chief Executive
Moffatt & Nichol
Eric Nichol is president and chief executive of Moffatt & Nichol, a global infrastructure advisory firm. He was named to the post in 2006, and under his leadership the firm has more than doubled in size to more than 700 employees, 36 offices and a presence in seven countries. Nichols has helped expand the firm’s reputation beyond heavy engineering design and into economics, logistics, commercial software development, facility automation and resiliency. Nichol’s area of expertise is in structural and seismic engineering. He is a past director of the Beavers, a heavy engineering construction organization, and the past chair of the dean’s advisory council for the engineering department at California State University-Long Beach.