Global Conference 2016

Speaker's Biography

Michael Burke

Chairman and CEO, AECOM


Michael Burke is chairman and CEO of AECOM, a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm that designs, builds, finances and operates assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries and has been honored as one of Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Companies. Since joining AECOM in 2005, Burke has been instrumental in growing the private company to a public firm whose staff of architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists, and management and construction professionals is focused on building a better world. During 2014, he led AECOM's purchase of URS Corp., an $11 billion global provider of engineering, construction and technical services. He also directed the company's IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, one of the largest engineering industry IPOs of all time. Burke serves on the boards of Children's Bureau, which provides child abuse prevention and treatment services to at-risk children, and the John Thomas Dye School, an independent elementary school in Los Angeles.

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