Who We Are

ECRI is an initiative of the World Economic Forum.
We are an independent, not-for-profit industry association of leading companies in the Engineering and Construction Industry devoted to improving business conditions for project development and delivery organizations operating in the fields of:

  • Engineering Services
  • Engineering & Construction contracting
  • Design & Build contracting
  • Project and Program Management Consultancy


Across the full range of industry sectors including: Infrastructure Development & Delivery, Oil & Gas, Energy & Chemicals, Metals/Minerals & Mining, Environmental, and Power & Renewables, both on a discrete project and broader program basis.

Our Team

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Jon Nield

Chief Executive Officer
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Greg Amparano

Chief Operating Officer

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Xanthe Larsen

Vice President Legal

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Jamie Anderson

Communications Director

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John Lee

Executive Officer

ECRI Mission Statement

To institutionalise sound risk management in the Engineering & Construction Industry with the object of improving the performance and predictability of large capital Projects, consequently enhancing the long term health of the E&C community and the value it adds to its Clients.

ECRI Vision

Through the participation of leading global engineering and construction companies, to be the recognised leader in knowledge-based Risk management.

ECRI Objectives

The objectives of the Engineering & Construction Risk Institute, Inc. are to work with clients/owners and the insurance and bonding industries to accomplish the following goals:

Devise ways to apply existing risk valuation techniques/methodologies more effectively to commercial and contractual situations in the Engineering & Construction industry

Identify and enable the sharing of risk management best practices, from within the Engineering & Construction industry and from other industries
Identify/modify existing or develop new methods to price risk
Identify/develop improved instruments to insure against risk
Disseminate data, methodologies and best practices to member companies and the partner/supplier community as appropriate
Issue a periodic report on risk management performance by region and market
Identify and understand emerging risks within the Engineering & Construction industry and from other industries
Establish training and educational seminars to educate employees in the member companies with respect to ngineering & Construction risk management.
Define a unified set of metrics/standards for measuring risk and other related performance indicators
Establish improved methods for managing project risks when there is change in the project.
Create a shared pool of data for understanding and measuring risk, which facilitates a ranking of types of risks by cost impact, frequency and other relevant indicia (starting with, but not limited to historical project data across all regions of the world)
ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION RISK INSTITUTE® and ECRI® are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
and in the European Union as trademarks/service marks of Engineering & Construction Risk Institute, Inc.