Bruce Howard is president of MWH Government and Infrastructure, providing strategic direction of MWH water and energy services in the Americas.
Howard has more than 40 years of international engineering, program and construction management experience. He joined MWH in 2002 as director of global program management services. Prior to MWH, he was a vice president at IT Group, Inc. Howard is a retired colonel with the United States Army and spent 26 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Through extensive international engineering experience, Howard holds a passion for learning about communities across the globe. He is committed to ensuring the organization, as responsible stewards of the earth's natural resources, provides top quality services to both clients and communities. As managing director for the AMP3 program in the U.K., a multi-billion dollar wet infrastructure program with more than 1,100 individual projects, he has been instrumental in developing tools and processes benefitting all MWH clients.
Notable programs/projects led by Howard include: the AMP3 Program for United Utilities, Hurricane Katrina Emergency Response, Christchurch Earthquake Rebuild Program and Nuclear Decommissioning for the U.S. Department of Energy.
He is a Fellow with the Institution of Civil Engineers, the highest membership conferred upon engineers of proven ability who have been engaged in a position of responsibility in the promotion, planning, design, construction, maintenance or management of important engineering work. He is also a board member of MWH Global.
Howard holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and a master's in environmental engineering from the University of Florida. He lives in Arvada, Colo. with his wife. He has two grown children and two grandchildren.