Catherine Hunt Ryan
Chief Financial Officer
Catherine Hunt Ryan is the chief financial officer (CFO) of Bechtel Group, Inc., responsible for leading the finance organization, which includes Bechtel Enterprises and the controller, treasury, tax, and shared services functions.
In her previous role, she served as the CFO of Bechtel’s Oil, Gas & Chemicals (OG&C) business unit. Catherine joined Bechtel in 2007, initially working in Bechtel Enterprises, the company’s project development, investment, and financing services group.
During her time with Bechtel Enterprises in Maryland and Virginia, she was an asset manager of jointly-owned airport assets and led project development and financing for renewable power projects.
Catherine transitioned to OG&C in 2013 and was the project controls and commercial lead of the Sabine Pass Liquefaction project. She became the CFO of the OG&C business in 2016 and became the CFO of Bechtel Group in 2018.
Before joining Bechtel, Catherine worked at the World Bank’s Infrastructure Economics and Finance unit with a focus on contract design and economic regulation for private investment in power and water utilities.
Catherine earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University, and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard Kennedy School.
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