Manager, Risk Management
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.