Mustafa Emir, PhD, PE

Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

Mustafa Emir is Clark Dietz’s Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. Mustafa joined Clark Dietz in 2011 and joined the Board of Directors in 2014. He served as Wisconsin Regional Director from 2018 to 2023 when he assumed his current role.

Mustafa’s role includes the planning and direction of the firm’s marketing and business development goals. He remains a highly-respected Infrastructure Design and Water Resource Planning Professional with over 32 years of hands-on engineering experience. Mustafa brings decades of diverse experience as a civil engineer and Client Service Manager, local government in southeastern Wisconsin.

Over the last decade, he has created and implemented multi-year comprehensive infrastructure management programs for Glendale, Bayside, Whitefish Bay, and Shorewood. In the early 2000s, he was instrumental in flood response projects in several Milwaukee metropolitan suburbs. Mustafa has led dozens of public information meetings that steadily move from confrontational to peaceful and collaborative. He has a keen ability to present complex ideas in simple words and to foster constructive communication with the public.

In his volunteer life, Mustafa serves as the Board Chair of Milwaukee Riverworks, trustee of the Wisconsin Policy Forum, and a member of the Board of Directors of Discovery World.


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