Before joining SCF, Dr. Burke was a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Valaris, the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor. Before that, he was Chief Executive Officer and President of LeTourneau, a global manufacturing company in the mining, forestry, and energy equipment business. Prior to that, Dr. Burke was Vice President for Corporate Development and then a Division President of Complete Production Services, where he helped build the company into one of SCF’s most successful investments. Earlier in his career, he worked at McKinsey & Company and Schlumberger.
Dr. Burke received a DPhil (PhD) in Engineering Science (Robotics) from Trinity College, the University of Oxford, a BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was awarded a Baker Scholarship.