Grant Uhlir, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C

Managing Director, Principal

With nearly three decades of design experience in corporate headquarters, mixed-use developments, and adaptive reuse/repositioning assignments, Grant is involved in projects across the globe – including the world-renowned Shanghai Tower, for which he served as Project Director. A Principal and Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Chicago office, Grant has established himself as an industry leader through strategic design focus, proven senior leadership, project management acumen and expertise in highly complex projects. He’s served in multiple Gensler leadership roles, including Firmwide Project Management Leader, Firmwide Leader for the Critical Facilities Practice Area, Regional Leader for the Mixed-Use Practice Area; and currently he represents Gensler’s North Central Region as Design Management Leader. Grant is an active member and current President of AIA Chicago Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and a past President of AIA Chicago. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and a Product Council Member with ULI Chicago. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University and studied Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of Bath, England.