Joanne Torkington


Joanne (Jo) Torkington joined Bechtel in September 2007 as a process engineer and has worked on various Oil, Gas & Chemicals projects in a variety of phases from studies to EPC. Her roles have taken her all over the globe including working in India, UAE, Republic of Korea, Canada, Italy, and the USA. She has taken on positions of increasing responsibility culminating in her current role as discipline chief. Jo is functionally responsible for her group and is keen to champion technical training and bringing new talent into the team. She obtained her Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), a Master of Philosophy also in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester and recently a Master of Law from the University of London. Jo is a chartered engineer with the Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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Global Chief of Project Engineering
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Bechtel Corporation
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Engineering, construction, and project management company.
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