Peter Ilieve is a senior environmental engineer and program manager in the RTI Center for Water Resources. He is an expert in the administration of complex projects and contracts as well as in many of the underlying technical skills that help our clients manage water quality and water resources.
Since joining RTI in 1994, Mr. Ilieve has contributed to work that affects watersheds from the North Carolina coast to central Asia. Currently, he manages multiple watershed protection contracts for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He led and supports efforts related to the new EPA Water Quality Framework. This framework integrates EPA’s data and information systems to streamline assessment and reporting while providing a more complete picture of the nation’s water quality. He has supervised numerous Geographic Information Systems tasks, mapping impaired waters and helping produce the Atlas of America’s Polluted Waters.
Mr. Ilieve began his career in Bulgaria, holding research and engineering positions at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Water Research and the Water Project Institute in Sofia. He holds a graduate certificate in environmental sciences from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and speaks Bulgarian and Russian.