As the director/chief engineer, Mr. Chan oversees the Port of Oakland's Engineering and Environmental Division, which consists of six departments: Environmental; Project Design and
Delivery - Aviation; Project Design and Delivery - Maritime; Engineering Services; Harbor Facilities; and Utilities.
Mr. Chan joined the Port's Engineering Division in 1990 and is experienced in design, construction and project management for all three revenue divisions of Aviation, Maritime and Commercial Real Estate. Prior to his employment at the Port, Mr. Chan worked as an engineer with the Alameda County Public Works Department and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
Mr. Chan is a registered professional civil engineer and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree (high honors) and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a board member of the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce.