P3 expert departs Build America Bureau

The USDOT’s Build America Bureau’s head of technical assistance has left the agency.

Sam Beydoun was one of the bureau’s top P3 experts, helping steer it as it looks to manifest the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) opportunity.

He also helped establish the Build America Center, which is providing leadership and assistance to new authorities looking to take advantage of innovative financing.

Prior to taking up the role, Beydoun helped lead Virginia Department of Transportation’s delivery of major P3s, including as its director of the Office of P3s. After that he served as the 

Illinois Department of Transportation’s bureau chief of innovative project delivery.

Beydoun will now be working as a freelance P3 expert.