B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Iowa, 1972
MBA, University of Utah, 1975
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Institute of Nuclear Power Operations / Massachusetts Institute of Technology
American Society of Civil Engineers – Fellow Grade
Missouri Society of Professional Engineers
National Society of Professional Engineers
Dean Oskvig was President & CEO of Energy for Black & Veatch. He was responsible and accountable for determining strategies and business direction, developing talent, managing risk, and delivering annual and long-term profit. Within Energy, Black & Veatch performs turnkey and design consulting service projects for public and private clients, globally. The company’s focus areas in energy include renewable (wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and others), fossil fuel, and nuclear generation, transmission and distribution, gas treatment, LNG gasification, air quality, and environmental services. Oskvig joined the Black & Veatch Board of Directors in 2006, and served on the Investment Review Board. He was a member of the Electric Power Research Institute Advisory Council from 2008-2015, to include the role of Chairman during 2014 and 2015.
He is a member of the Board of PJM Interconnection, on the Advisory Board of Adventis Nuclear Personnel Inc.., is Vice Chair North America of the World Energy Council, and is a member of the United States Energy Association Board of Directors.
Oskvig joined Black & Veatch in 1975 and prior to being President/CEO of Energy, was Chief Operating Officer for the company’s Energy business. In addition, he served as President of the Power Delivery Division, Co-Chairman of the company’s Corporate Strategy Planning Committee, Chairman of the company’s Performance Culture Task Force, Chairman of the Energy Sector Strategic Planning Committee, Co-Champion of the Market Leadership initiative, and Chairman of the company’s Sustainability initiative.
He has presented numerous papers regarding the Energy industry and sustainability.
Oskvig also serves in leadership positions on several local and global charitable and educational organizations.