Jeff Hawkins: An Executive Leader in Energy, Power, Nuclear and Oil and Gas industries

    Published on:

    Executive Competencies: Executive Corporate Strategist and Profitability analyst, Risk Assessment/Risk Mitigation expertise, Contract negotiation and claims, Executive Project Execution (Mega Projects), Corporate Business plan development and forecast, Personnel Development, Certified Six Sigma Champion, Change Management, Expert Witness/Litigation, Corporate and Project execution, Industry Lessons Learned, Regulatory Compliance

    Jeff Hawkins is a seasoned leader with a distinguished career spanning 45+ years in Energy, Power, Nuclear, and Oil & Gas industries. Throughout his extensive tenure, Jeff has accumulated a wealth of experience and expertise in all facets of executive management, specializing in detailed and innovative and successful project execution strategies. His journey in the industry has equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities involved in executing large-scale projects, ranging from initial intricate planning and scheduling to meticulous cost estimation/forecast and financial modeling analysis to competitively winning and execution of projects.

    With a remarkable track record of success, Jeff has proven his ability in leading the execution of large mega projects, down to the detail of overseeing plant maintenance & modifications of various contract types. His proven leadership extends to navigating diverse contract strategies and negotiations, ensuring the protection of stakeholders’ investments to achieve better than target rates of return on investment.  Moreover, Jeff is highly adept at analyzing and assessing schedule risks and costs, leveraging historical metrics and forecasting techniques to develop robust mitigation strategies.

    One of Jeff’s standout areas of expertise lies in nuclear plant design technologies and construction. Over the years, he has played a pivotal role in managing outage operations, including operating, modifications, and retrofitting, as well as overseeing start-up and test and commissioning processes. His deep knowledge and experience in project management, engineering, procurement and construction processes have been instrumental in ensuring the successful completion of projects ahead of schedule and under budget.

    Retired as a Vice President executive at a prominent EPC company, Jeff’s contributions to the industry have been nothing short of exemplary. During his tenure, he had a key leadership role, successfully executing the Power and Nuclear business line, continually being the leader in profit and revenue, corporate strategy, marketing, and sales while spearheading the development and execution of risk mitigation strategies. Jeff’s leadership acumen also saw him holding key roles in various corporate advisory boards and initiatives, where he provided invaluable insights and guidance.

    In his current role as an industry expert consultant for the University of North Carolina Charlotte and various industry players, Jeff continues to make significant contributions to the progression and betterment of the industry. He actively participates in DOE initiatives and research projects, focusing on enhancement of new industry technologies by advancing nuclear construction techniques and incorporating robust risk mitigation strategies. His dedication to excellence and his unwavering commitment to driving innovation make him a highly sought-after consultant and advisor in Energy, Power and Nuclear industries.

    Jeff Hawkins’s illustrious career is a testament to his exceptional leadership abilities and his relentless pursuit of excellence. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, coupled with a passion for driving impactful change, Jeff continues to be a driving force in shaping the future of the Energy, Power and Nuclear industries.                                                                                               

    Character: Jeff Hawkins continually demonstrates integrity, reliability, and ethical conduct throughout his 45+ years of leadership in the Power, Nuclear, and Oil & Gas industries.

    Knowledge: With extensive experience in project execution strategies, metric and trend analysis, new robust nuclear technologies, and contract negotiations, Jeff Hawkins possesses a deep understanding of all phases of project execution and risk assessment analysis.

    Strategic: Having a strong foundation in Project Controls, coupled with extensive Project Management, Jeff Hawkins exhibits strategic acumen by successfully leading the execution of large mega projects, navigating diverse contract strategies, and developing robust risk mitigation strategies to protect stakeholders’ investments.

    Communication: Through effective communication and collaboration, Jeff Hawkins fosters relationships upward and downward in the organization while protecting all stakeholders interest, negotiates sound contracts, providing guidance as an established industry expert, ensuring clarity and alignment in project objectives and positive outcomes.


    Leave a Reply

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Lisa Williams is a versatile professional with a strong track record in marketing, business ownership, and interior design. Currently, as the Marketing Director at Boardsi since February 2021, she has been a driving force behind the company's branding and strategy. Her creative vision and strategic insight have been instrumental in Boardsi's growth and success. With a history of entrepreneurial ventures, Lisa owned Tootsies Shoes, a boutique from February 2017 to September 2019, where she managed sales, accounts, buying, and merchandising. Earlier, at Pottery Barn, she excelled as a Sales and Interior Design Specialist from February 2008 to May 2016, bringing her talent for creating appealing living spaces and exceptional customer service. Lisa's educational foundation was laid at California State University, Chico, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Interior Design in 2004, coupled with active involvement in the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority.