Offshore Solutions Manager at Bechtel Corporation
Hatem is a native of Tunisia, and has lived in the US since 1986. He holds a BS degree in Structural Engineering from Michigan State University, a MS degree in earthquake engineering from University of California at Berkeley, and a Phd in Construction, Engineering and Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin. After his PhD, he joined Bechtel and has been with the company since (19 years). In Bechtel, he served various roles in construction, engineering, project controls, start-up, risk management, proposals, logistics, business development, general management, tax and public relations, executive assistant to the business unit president, and most recently offshore technology solutions manager (leading the Bechtel Floating LNG program). Most of his experience is in Oil and Gas but he has also served in the telecommunications business unit. He has worked on projects in the US, Mexico, Germany, England and Tunisia. Hatem is active in the Houston community. He served on the board of the Arab-American Cultural Center, led the Arabic school there for 1 year and contributes to the Houston Chapter of the ACE mentor program. Hatem is an engineer at heart, a husband and father of three, and enjoys continuous improvement and mentoring ambitious youth.