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Steven Means

Managing Director

Steve Means is a managing director at Berkeley Research Group (BRG) and is based in Houston. He is a versatile energy industry executive with more than twenty-five years of experience that spans public and private utilities, as well as oil and gas, petrochemical, and mining clients.

He is a respected leader in the industry and has deep experience in the procurement, construction, maintenance, and operation of complex projects. Mr. Means has provided leadership on the design and construction of large projects and their integration into an effective asset management program.

Mr. Means provides leadership in the areas of project management, engineering, financial controls, procurement, and right-of-way acquisition on capital construction projects. He also provides professional services related to business process improvement, organizational design, and technology enablement to help clients deliver large capital portfolios and optimize operational efficiency.

Mr. Means has served in a variety of senior leadership positions on major projects. He also has provided project management leadership to large-scale construction projects and . Using his thorough knowledge and understanding of integrating capital projects with business operations and overarching program management principles, he helps clients reduce delays and cost overruns. His experience includes engagements in a variety of industries in a direct advisory role, including project management, governance, procurement, contract management, restructuring, and merger integration. His duties have included budget development and execution, counseling on strategic issues, business process development, technology enablement, regulatory compliance, and managing corporate key performance indicators.

Employment History

2021 – 2022

2020 – 2021

FTI Consulting
Senior managing director
2017 – 2020

Managing director
2014 – 2017

2010 – 2014

Independent Consultant
2006 – 2010

2002 – 2006

US Army
Staff sergeant
1996 – 2002

Areas of Expertise


Liberty University
BS, Multidisciplinary Physics/Business, 2003

US Army Prime Power School, 1999