EWB-NY Leadership


Tedi Angoni

Tedi is thrilled to be at the helm of EWB-NY! Prior to becoming President, Tedi’s involvement with the EWB organisation dates back to his undergraduate years where he was originally a member and representative of his university’s chapter. Since moving to NYC in 2016, Tedi joined the EWB NY professional chapter where he was initially involved with the Rubaya, Rwanda program as part of the technical team. Originally from Canada, Tedi completed his studies in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal. Since then, he has worked as an engineering consultant in Canada, the UK and the US. During this time, he has specialized in designing power distribution systems for mission critical sites in both North America as well as Europe.


Vice President
Patrick Brennan

Patrick Brennan has been a Civil Engineer with Maser Consulting, P.A. in New Jersey, since 2013 and specializes in construction oversight, construction management, infrastructure design and civil/site design. He has been involved with the Rubaya, Rwanda program since 2016 and previously held the role of co-technical team lead. New Jersey born and raised, Patrick earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. Patrick has also been involved with All Hands Volunteers since 2015 and traveled to Nepal in May 2016 as part of a fundraising event. That trip resulted in $120,000 being raised for relief from the 2015 earthquakes that devastated the country. Patrick is very excited to take on the role of Chapter Vice President and looks forward to working with everyone.

Rigdha Banerjee

Rigdha has been interested in development work with Non-Profit organizations since her undergraduate days. She was involved with Association for India’s Development (AID) as a volunteer for “Right to Information Act” awareness program in India, ACE Mentor Program New York as a mentor, has presented at Society of Women Engineers conference on “How to effectively ask for mentoring”. After joining Engineers Without Borders New York Professional Chapter as a team member of the Rubaya Project, in 2015; she has been more and more interested in contributing through this great platform. By profession, she is an Architect, Planner and Transportation Engineer, with over 7 years of experience. She has completed her masters from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in India and also graduated with MS in Transportation Planning and Engineering from NYU (2014). Her previous knowledge in government aid, foreign aid and development projects comes as part of her planning experience in India and USA.

Simon Forsyth

Simon is an infrastructure investor by career, with an interest in international markets. He is currently an Associate Director with the Infrastructure group of the OMERS pension fund. At OMERS, he is responsible for asset acquisitions across a variety of geographic regions and a variety of infrastructure sectors (energy, transportation, social infrastructure). Simon also contributes to the management of several businesses within the OMERS portfolio. Previously, Simon worked for an investment bank and a publicly traded firm, both also in private equity infrastructure investing. Simon is originally from Canada, holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a CFA Charterholder, and is pursuing additional education in management and international economics through programs at LSE and MIT.

Project Leads

Misuuni, Kenya
Eric Lehan, P.E. & Kasturi Shah

Rubaya, Rwanda
Mira Armstrong

Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Kathryn Bartunek

Committee Leads

Appropriate Technology Design Team
Phoebe Law

Fundraising & Marketing
Renate Crollini

Web Manager
Seva Liokumovich

Emeritus Board



Rachel Webre
Jess Miller
Iana Aranda
Matt Sisul



2014 – 2017
2013 – 2014
2009 – 2013
2006 – 2009






Patrick Farnham
Cheehan Leung
Jason Kass
Matthew Barber



2014 – 2017
2011 – 2014
2008 – 2010
2006 – 2008






Magdy Farah
Ricardo Castillo
Alia Nagm
Kerwin Julien
Scott Snelling


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2008 – 2010
2006 – 2008




Tim Weiss
Anh Nguyen
Monica Louie
Victor Shey



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