Robert B. Uhler
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Uhler is President of The Uhler Group, a strategy consulting firm that assists companies, investors and their management teams on operational strategy advice, management team appraisals and organizational design.
Prior to The Uhler Group, Mr. Uhler spent forty years in the engineering and construction field. For thirty-six years, he was employed at MWH Global Inc. (MWH), a leading water and natural resources firm that provides technical engineering, construction services, software and management consulting services globally in the private and public sectors. While at MWH, Mr. Uhler acted as the company’s primary business strategist for over 20 years through a variety of corporate leadership positions, including chief strategy officer, president, chief executive officer and chairman. In addition, he led the international expansion of MWH through a disciplined sequential approach of acquisitions and immediate integration, widening the service offering, client set and automating the delivery system. Over the years, MWH has been ranked in the top three firms in the world in water infrastructure, engineering and construction by multiple U.S. and International rating publications.
Mr. Uhler graduated from United States Military Academy at West Point in 1968 earning a B.S.C.E., Engineering. Upon graduation, he was trained as an Airborne Ranger commander and served with decorated distinction in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division. He holds a Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Florida, which he earned upon resigning from the military. He is a professional engineer in over 10 states and attended both the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program and Board of Director Effectiveness Program.