Irene Olsen

Senior Project Manager
Irene Olsen

Recognition & Awards


  • M.S., Urban Planning, Columbia University,
  • B.A., Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley
  • PMP Project Management Institute
  • LEED GA United States Green Building Council
  • Project Management Institute
  • Women in Transportation Seminar
  • American Planning Association
  • United States Green Building Council
  • Women’s Development Collaborative

Irene Olsen is a senior project manager and transportation planner with over 15 years of leading and participating in multiple projects for transit and rail industry providing transportation and environmental planning, emergency management planning, civil engineering and construction management services. As both corporate and self-employed business professional, she has led projects for local, state and federal, as well as commercial clients and owners.

Project Experience:

  • Deputy Project Manager; San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), Connector Service Request for Innovative Concept Development Phase 2, San Diego, CA
  • Project Manager; Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro Eastside Phase 2 Project Alternatives Analysis, Environmental Clearance & Conceptual Engineering Contractor Services, Los Angeles, CA
  • Project Manager, Clark County, Clark County Airport System Emission Inventories, Las Vegas, NV
  • Project Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Caltrain Grade Separations Program Management and Implementation Plan, San Francisco Bay Area, CA
  • Project Manager, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, Emissions Inventory and Air Quality Modeling Technical Services, Burbank, CA
  • Project Manager, Long Beach Airport, Air Quality and Sustainability Support, Long Beach, CA
  • Project Manager, Los Angeles World Airports, Professional Environmental Technical and Expert Consulting Services, Los Angeles, CA