David H. Heimke
Vice President, Engineering & Risk
David is the Vice President of the Engineering & Risk Division. Most recently, he worked as the Senior Director of Engineering, where he was responsible for engineering design, standards, technical studies and facility engineering. His previous positions at Alyeska include managing the engineering standards department and project engineering. Prior to Alyeska, David led remote Alaska infrastructure development and improvement projects.
David first came to Alaska in 1985 after working at scientific research stations in Antarctica. He received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. After one large infrastructure project, David took a sabbatical with his wife and daughter and sailed a boat from Alaska to Australia.
David has served as chair of the state chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and as a board member on a local non-profit devoted to public service and STEM education.