Christian Colman is a Vice President at Equilibrium, focused on Equilibrium’s water management and energy strategies. He is responsible to oversee design and construction management for Equilibrium’s Wastewater Opportunity Fund (WOF).
Christian has 20 years of operations and general management experience on design and construction projects involving wastewater treatment, water resources, fish passage, agriculture, transportation, infrastructure, military, and civic developments. He started his career and spent eleven years at Kiewit Corporation, working mostly on large institutional, transportation and water resources projects. He has also worked as a Senior Project Manager at Oceanic Companies, Mortenson, and Slayden Construction Group, managing mostly military, water treatment, and bridge construction projects.
He has worked with various state and federal clients, including the Alaska Department of Transportation, the State of Hawaii, US Army Corps of Engineers, and US Naval Facilities. He has also worked with several local government entities including the City and County of Honolulu, the County of Maui, and Multnomah County.
Christian has lived and worked in several states including Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, Arizona, and Nebraska. He grew up in Kansas, on a wheat and cattle ranch. He holds a BS in Construction Management from Brigham Young University and has completed postgraduate coursework from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. He has completed training programs sponsored by the Design-Build Institute of America and has completed the FMI Executive Leadership program.