Michael Wilkinson
Manager, Risk Management

Michael Wilkinson

Mike Wilkinson heads Bechtel’s risk management group, part of the company’s legal and risk management department. He became manager of risk management in January 2013 and is based in London.

Mike joined Bechtel in 2004, and the following year became principal counsel for Bechtel’s Mining & Metals global business unit, headquartered in Brisbane. He also provided legal support to other Bechtel business units active in Australia.

Mike came to Bechtel with 15 years of legal expertise in major mining, civil, and power projects at law firms in Australia and the United Kingdom. Immediately prior to joining Bechtel he was a partner in Blake Dawson Waldron, a leading Australian law firm, and part of its national construction practice leadership.

He was elected a principal vice president in 2009.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a law degree, both from the University of Queensland in Brisbane.

About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  www.bechtel.com