Gonzalo Vergara, PMP
Gonzalo Vergara is an accomplished project manager and group leader at CDM Smith with a focus on hydraulics and conveyance systems. Dedicating over eight years of his career to the firm, Gonzalo's commitment is fueled by its strong emphasis on providing sustainable solutions to clients' challenges.
He embraces the opportunity to expand his knowledge and skills, enhancing his ability to contribute to the success of his team and the organization as a whole. "Leaving a better future for our families is important to me, which is why the type of projects we develop at CDM Smith are essential — especially the fight against climate change," he says.
Gonzalo's favorite aspect of his job lies in collaborating with his team, where he plays an active role in mentoring and guiding younger professionals. He enjoys sharing his expertise and experiences while also learning from the fresh perspectives that emerging talent brings.
Gonzalo takes immense pride in one project he spearheaded at CDM Smith—a BOOT (Build, Own, Operate, Transfer) contract for water supply in Chile. This was the first project of its kind in Chile, marking a major milestone in the country's mining industry. With his unwavering commitment, extensive expertise, and strong leadership skills, Gonzalo continues to drive success and innovation.