Michael S. Burke
Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael S. Burke was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company and was elected to the Board in March 2014. In March 2015, Mr. Burke was appointed Chairman of the Board. He previously served as President of AECOM from October 2011 to March 2014, Chief Financial Officer from December 2006 to September 2011 and Executive Vice President from May 2006 to September 2011. He also served as Chief Corporate Officer from May 2006 to January 2009. Mr. Burke joined AECOM as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, in October 2005. From 1990 to 2005, Mr. Burke was with the accounting firm KPMG LLP. He served in various senior leadership positions, including as a Western Area Managing Partner from 2002 to 2005 and as a member of KPMG LLP's Board of Directors from 2000 through 2005. While on the KPMG Board of Directors, Mr. Burke served as the Chairman of the Board Process and Governance Committee and was a member of the Audit and Finance Committee. Mr. Burke currently serves as a director at Archer-Daniels-Midland Company and on the Board of Directors for Children's Bureau, which helps at-risk children through state-of-the-art child abuse prevention and treatment services. Mr. Burke is also chair of the US Business Roundtable's Infrastructure Committee and co-chair of the World Economic Forum's Infrastructure and Urban Development Community. Additionally, he served on the Board of Directors of Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P. and Rentech Inc. until April 2016 and June 2017, respectively, as well as on the Board of Directors for LA 2028, the committee responsible for bringing the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Los Angeles.
Mr. Burke brings to our Board a thorough understanding of AECOM's business, industry and operations based on his past senior positions as President and Chief Financial Officer and currently as AECOM's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Burke also brings extensive accounting, financial and business experience as a result of his tenure and senior positions at KPMG LLP.