Susan Steele is currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of global management consulting company Steele & Partners, Independent Director for the Harvard Bioscience (HBIO) Board, and the former CEO of Austin, Texas-based JMJ Associates. Ms. Steele has more than 35 years of experience leading global businesses in the A/E/C industry, including serving as Senior Vice President of Global Supply Management at Jacobs Engineering. There she was responsible for the company’s worldwide supply chain, leading a management team of 1,600 people worldwide with annual spending of $5 billion. Ms. Steele joined Jacobs in 2010 as the Vice President for Global Maintenance Services, overseeing a workforce of 13,000. Prior to Jacobs, Ms. Steele worked for CH2M Hill as Vice President of Business Development and Vice President, Manufacturing & Life Sciences. She also served as the Program Director for the MASDAR development program in the UAE. Ms. Steele has been recognized as an Outstanding Woman in Construction by Arizona State University and honored with the Crystal Achievement Award by the National Association of Women in Construction. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Miami, FL, and a Bachelor of Science from Auburn University, AL. Ms. Steele is affiliated with the Construction Industry Institute (CII) Board of Advisors and Executive Committee, the EPC Procurement Executives Group, and the Society for Maintenance & Reliability.