Manager of Strategy & Business Development
Jeff Sipes joined Bechtel in 2014. He is currently the manager of Marketing and
Business Development for Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals.
In January 2020, he will take on a newly created executive leadership role as the global manager of Strategy and Business Development for Bechtel Group, Inc. In his new role he will oversee marketing, new business, and customer engagement across all of Bechtel’s global business with a particular focus on creating durable long-term customer relationships. He will direct Bechtel’s enterprise-wide strategic planning and analysis of global markets, trends, and emerging opportunities. He will serve on the company’s operating committee.
Jeff is a seasoned business professional with more than 30 years of experience in the EPC industry He has served in various positions of increasing responsibility in project management, operations, and business development, and executive leadership roles in the United States, South America, and Asia. Jeff was elected a Bechtel principal vice president in 2015.
Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Texas Tech University. He was elected to the Texas Tech Civil Engineering Academy in 2010 and serves as an ambassador for the University’s International Experience Program.
Starting in 2020, Jeff will be based in the Washington, D.C. area.