Steve Demetriou

Director at PA Consulting

Steve is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Jacobs, leading a team of 55,000 employees focused on challenging today to reinvent tomorrow to build a more connected, sustainable world. Steve has steered a profound reshaping of Jacobs’ business portfolio, operations and culture. Under his leadership, the firm has accelerated profitable growth and transformed into the leading, next-generation solutions provider by tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing.

Putting culture at the top of the agenda at Jacobs, Steve has personally championed inclusion and diversity and transformed the executive leadership team to 50% female. He has also driven sustainability into the culture with the launch of PlanBeyond, Jacobs’ sustainability strategy; becoming a signatory of the U.N. Global Compact; and publishing Jacobs’ global Climate Action Plan.

With more than 35 years in leadership roles across a range of industries, Steve earned his BA in Chemical Engineering at Tufts University. In addition to serving on Jacobs’ Board, Steve serves on the board for FirstEnergy Corp. He is also a CEO member of the Male Champions of Change, the Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Infrastructure and Urban Development Governors, and a member of WEF’s Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders.


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