About ICF

John Wasson

Chairman, President, and CEO
John is an expert in strategic growth and operational excellence with more than 30 years of experience.

John serves as president and chief executive officer of ICF, as well as chairman of our board of directors. During his more than 20 years as a senior leader, we’ve rapidly become one of the most dynamic and successful consultancies in the industry. We've doubled in size every five years over the past two decades and now have 7,000+ employees in 70+ offices worldwide. In the process, ICF has greatly expanded our array of capabilities and services.

John joined ICF in 1987 as an associate, leading client work in energy, environment, transportation, public health and disaster recovery, and other areas. ICF’s board of directors appointed him CEO on October 1, 2019. Previously, he served as our chief operating officer.

John is a board member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council and chair of the Dean’s Executive Committee for the College of Engineering at the University of California, Davis. In 2014, the UC Davis College of Engineering awarded him the Distinguished Alumni Medal for Business Achievement.

In 2021, John was recognized by Executive Mosaic with his second Wash100 award for his leadership and efforts to drive company growth. He was also recognized with his second Virginia 500 award.

  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.S., The University of California, Davis