About Our Founder

John Pepe

John Pepe, EWB-APC Founder.

John founded the Alaska Professional Chapter of EWB-USA in 2006. (EWB-APC was previously called EWB South Central Alaska Professional Chapter, EWB-SCA.) John is a professional engineer who lives and works in Anchorage, Alaska. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University.

John’s keen interest in sharing engineering and project management expertise in developing nations such as Malawi led to the the founding of this EWB professional chapter. John has traveled to numerous African and Asian countries, providing pro bono design and support on different infrastructure and emergency relief projects. He enjoys numerous outdoor activities and has traveled to destinations around Alaska and the world in pursuit of adventures.