Christopher J. Bonanti

Christopher J. Bonanti, M.Eng., MBA

Senior Managing Consultant

Practice Group Director

Regulatory & Compliance - Transportation & Safety Practice Group

Mr. Christopher Bonanti is a Senior Managing Consultant for ESi, responsible for leading our Transportation Regulatory & Compliance Advisory team in delivering the services that help clients navigate the complex demands of the transportation regulatory environment and achieve higher standards of operational safety. He brings a wealth of experience to his role, including an extensive portfolio of regulatory, legislative, and infrastructure projects for all modes of transportation, including rail, motor vehicle, and aviation.

With more than 20 years working directly with and for government regulatory agencies, Mr. Bonanti understands the technical ins-and-outs of the legal and regulatory hurdles faced by those in the transportation and logistics industry. This hands-on experience allows him to adopt a holistic approach to our services, bringing together different areas of scientific, regulatory, and operational expertise as we put best practice standards to work for clients large and small.  

Mr. Bonanti is strongly focused on ensuring that we offer our clients clear direction pertaining to federal and state regulations and standards, and how to build them into operational strategies.


  • FAA's Hazardous Materials Compliance & Enforcement Program, American Bar Association, Transportation Committee Quarterly, December 2009
  • A Methodology for Predicting the Acute Toxicity Dosage of a Fatal Chemical Exposure, Utilizing Risk Management Algorithms, The Pennsylvania State University Library, December 1995

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