Alex Kohnen

Interim VP of Facilities Development & Management

Arizona State University

Alexander Kohnen is a 1996 graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering with a focus in Astrodynamics. He holds a Masters of Engineering in Environmental Engineering (Water Quality) from the University of Florida, and an MBA from Colorado State University. 

During his twenty-year Naval career, the focus of Alex’s work was in Facilities and Construction Management. Alex joined Arizona State University as the Executive Director of Facilities Management in September of 2016, and is currently the Interim Vice President of Facilities Development and Management, as well as a PhD student in Sustainability at ASU’s School of Sustainability.