Alan Boeckmann

Independent non-executive director

Tenure: appointed 24 July 2014

Board and committee activities:
Chair of the safety, ethics and environment assurance committee (SEEAC); member of the remuneration, nomination and chairman’s committees

Outside interests:
Non-executive director of Sempra Energy and Archer Daniels Midland

Age: 67

Nationality: American


Alan Boeckmann retired as non-executive chairman of Fluor Corporation in February of 2012, ending a 35-year career with the company. Between 2002 and 2011, he held the post of chairman and chief executive officer and was president and chief operating officer from 2001 to 2002. His tenure with the company included responsibility for global operations. As chairman and CEO, he refocused the company on engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services.

After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in electrical engineering, he joined Fluor in 1974 as an engineer and worked in a variety of domestic and international locations, including South Africa and Venezuela.

Alan was previously a non-executive director of BHP Billiton and the Burlington Santa Fe Corporation and has served on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute and the National Petroleum Council. He was also a board member and trustee of the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California and the Advisory Board of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

He led the formation of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Partnering Against Corruption’ Initiative in 2004. 

Relevant experience and skills

Alan Boeckmann has been a chairman and chief executive officer in the  worldwide engineering and construction industry and in the energy sector. He brings deep experience to the board and in his roles on the SEEAC and Gulf of Mexico committee, not only from his profession as an engineer but also of international project management and procurement.

Alan joined the remuneration committee in 2015.

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