Born 1961
Canadian citizen

David Constable

Non-executive member of the Board of Directors, ABB Ltd, since 2015



Advanced Management Program, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.


International Management Program, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona, U.S.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

Professional experience


2014 – June 2016

President and Chief Executive Officer – Sasol Limited, South Africa
2011 – 2014
Chief Executive Officer – Sasol Limited, South Africa


2009 – 2011

Group President, Operations – Fluor Corporation, Dallas, U.S.

2005 – 2009

Group President, Power – Fluor Corporation, Dallas, U.S.

2003 – 2005

Senior Vice President, Sales, Energy & Chemicals – Fluor Corporation, Dallas, U.S.

2002 – 2004

President, Operations & Maintenance – Fluor Corporation, Dallas, U.S.

2001 – 2002

President, Telecommunications, Fluor Corporation, California, U.S.

2000 – 2001

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Fluor Corporation, The Netherlands

1982 – 2000
Management roles in operations and sales in Canada, the United States, South America and Europe. Key positions included Vice President of Fluor’s Europe, Africa and Middle East Region and Executive Director for the hydrocarbon industry in North America and the mining industry in South America

Other board memberships

- Member of the Boards of Directors of Rio Tinto plc, U.K. , and of Rio Tinto Limited, Australia

- Member of the Board of Directors of Fluor Corporation, U.S.


Other memberships

- International Council of Chemical Associations 

- United States Energy Association

- Association of Professional Engineers, Canada