Manuel has 40 years of project management and operations experience in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Specialty Chemicals industry. Most recently he served as Sr. V.P. of Energy & Chemicals Americas at Jacobs ECR. While there he was involved in the acquisition of CH2M, and the transformation effort led by McKinsey at Jacobs. His extensive project management career included leadership roles with Bechtel, Fluor (North America & Europe), DuPont and Brinderson Construction.