General Manager, Europe, Africa & Middle East
Shaun Kenny is a senior vice president of Bechtel Group and leads Bechtel’s Infrastructure business in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Shaun began his Bechtel career in 1997 as a construction engineer on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Since then he has served in construction and project management roles in the United Kingdom, Chile and Australia in Bechtel’s water, infrastructure and mining businesses.
Shaun served as president of Mining & Metals, a position he held from 2013 to 2016. He led the team to improve safety performance, deliver a series of milestone projects and restructure its operations to win new work in particularly tough market conditions. After this role, he served as Bechtel’s regional president in Asia Pacific and led the Infrastructure team to securing new work in the region.
Before joining Bechtel, Shaun was an engineer at Balfour Beatty plc. in the U.K. Among his projects was the Heathrow Express Rail Link in the late 1990s.
Shaun is a chartered civil engineer in the U.K., a fellow of Engineers Australia, and a registered engineer in Australia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Liverpool Polytechnic.