Ajay Jain Named HR Green’s Water Business Line President

January 05, 2024

HR Green is pleased to announce that Ajay Jain, PE, CFM, has been named President of its Water Business Line. The Water Business Line helps clients in the public and private sectors achieve reliable, cost-effective, and innovative solutions to their needs in water, wastewater, and water resources.

Ajay Jain, PE, CFM

Ajay is a Principal and has been with HR Green for over 26 years, most recently serving as the Practice Leader for the Water Resource Practice. Ajay has extensive experience in civil engineering consulting as well as managing a wide variety of projects, including comprehensive master plans, flood control, and low-impact sustainable design and green infrastructure.

Jim Rasmussen, HR Green’s previous Water Business Line President, will be a Senior Advisor to Ajay during this transition as he moves towards a well-deserved retirement after an impressive 38-year career, 26 of which were with HR Green.

“I’m thrilled that Ajay is joining the leadership team as the Water Business Line President. His innate ability to understand and relate to clients sets him apart, making him an invaluable asset in our strategic business development efforts. Ajay’s approachability and active engagement with internal staff exemplify the qualities of a great leader, fostering a collaborative and dynamic work environment. We look forward to witnessing his continued impact and success as the Water Business Line President.” said Jason Poppen, CEO of HR Green.

Ajay is an active participant in various local, state, and national conferences and serves as the Inter-Organizational Committee Chair of the Illinois Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Management.

About HR Green

Founded in 1913, the HR Green Family of Companies includes HR Green, Inc.; HR Green Pacific, Inc.; HR Green Development, LLC; HR Green Development TX, LLC; HR Green Fiber and Broadband, LLC; and HR Green California, Inc. HR Green has offices throughout the nation providing engineering, technical, and management solutions that build communities and improve lives in: Broadband, Construction, Environmental, Geospatial, Governmental Services, Land Development, Planning, Transportation, and Water. For more information, visit

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