Scott Haskins, Sr VP and Director of Strategic Consulting, Jacobs
Scott Haskins is Senior Vice President and Global Director of Strategic Consulting for CH2M. Scott provides consulting services in the areas of asset management and reliability, management consulting, financial services, operations and maintenance, P3 and technology and innovation. In addition to his management role with the company, Scott has served as a senior consultant and subject matter expert for domestic and international strategic clients, and is an industry leader in utility management, asset and risk management, project development, operations and maintenance, strategic planning, leadership development, performance management and benchmarking, sustainability and organizational development.
Scott has more than 40 years of utility management experience. Prior to joining CH2M HILL, he served as deputy director for Seattle Water Department and Seattle Public Utilities where he directed IT, operations and maintenance, planning, asset management, SCADA system upgrade and management, emergency management, project development, alternative contracting, finance, human resources planning, asset management. He had executive leadership responsibilities over the full range of wastewater, drinking water, surface water, and solid waste functions for the City of Seattle.
Scott actively participates in the water and wastewater utility industry, serving in many leadership roles and committees for Water Environment Federation (WEF), American Water Works Association (AWWA), International Water Association (IWA), Water Research Foundation (WaterRF), Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF), AWWA’s Utility Benchmarking Committee, and Design Build Institute of America (DBIA). He has given scores of presentations, authored many articles, and is co-author of several books, including AWWA/IWA’s ‘Benchmarking Water Services- Guiding Water Utilities to Excellence’, ‘The Changing Water Utility: Creative Approaches to Effectiveness and Efficiency’, and ‘The Evolving Water Utility: Pathways to High Performance’.
Scott holds a Master of Public Administration degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Washington.