Jacqueline Hinman

May 9, 2014

Jacqueline Hinman is the chief executive officer of CH2M HILL, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in consulting, full-service engineering, construction, procurement, program management, and operations for public and private clients.

As CEO, Ms. Hinman’s goals for the firm are market leadership, balanced growth, and client stewardship. To achieve these goals, she has prioritized safety, quality, sustainability, technology, diversity, positive employee engagement, and the highest standards of ethical behavior as drivers for CH2M HILL’s success.

From 2012 to 2014, Ms. Hinman was president of CH2M HILL’s international division, which represented approximately $2.5 billion annual revenue and 12,000 employees worldwide. Prior to that, she was president of the company’s facilities and infrastructure division, which included 7,000 employees in the global business groups of transportation, industrial and advanced technology, operations and maintenance, and urban programs.

Ms. Hinman has served as CH2M HILL’s director of mergers and acquisitions with responsibility for overseeing the firm’s acquisitive growth strategies worldwide. She also led the company’s Center for Project Excellence, which ensured the development of CH2M HILL’s innovative processes, tools, and standards for worldwide consulting, design, construction, operations, and management programs.

Prior to her current tenure with CH2M HILL, Ms. Hinman was the chief executive officer of a management consulting firm that provided financial risk analysis and budgeting services to government, defense, and industrial infrastructure owners.

Ms. Hinman serves on CH2M HILL’s board of directors and was on the advisory boards of Catalyst Europe and the Metro Denver Sports Commission. She is an active member of the World Economic Forum Global Advisory Council on Infrastructure.

Ms. Hinman received a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Penn State in 1983. She is a registered professional engineer and is accredited under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

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Jacqueline Hinman

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