Industry Veteran Steve Burrows Joins Cameron MacAllister Group as Principal Consultant Working with Engineering, Architecture and Construction Firms

Steve Burrows, CBE, PE, CEng, FICE, FASCE, MIStructE, LEED-AP, from San Francisco, has joined Cameron MacAllister Groupas Principal Consultant with the firm’s engineering, architecture and construction consultancy business. The firm provides sustainability, leadership, management, marketing, people skills, public relations, social media and communications consulting services to architecture, engineering, construction, and design firms.  

“We are very glad to have Steve as part of Cameron MacAllister Group,” said Mark Cameron, principal consultant at Cameron MacAllister Group. “Steve has had a distinguished career as an engineer, having worked on some of the highest-profile projects worldwide. He understands how to lead and manage an engineering firm and has a grasp of the mega-trends driving change across related professions.” 

Burrows has more than 30 years of industry experience leading national and international engineering design firms in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. He has extensive expertise in delivering projects throughout Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He has worked on numerous high-profile projects including the Dubai Towers, the Beijing Olympic Stadium, the City of Manchester Stadium, and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.  

“I am excited about joining Cameron MacAllister Group, and one of the primary reasons is the firm’s reputation as a recognized, trusted expert in the industry,” said Burrows. “This role enables me to utilize my experience in helping firms navigate global conditions and a rapidly changing market.”  

At Cameron MacAllister Group, Burrows will provide consulting services in the following areas:

  • Strategic planning in a rapidly changing marketplace
  • Leadership identification, development, coaching, and succession planning
  • Building high-performance teams to win projects and deliver margin
  • Routes to winning new customers and retaining them
  • The impact of technology, offsite construction, and new procurement methods and planning for change
  • Growth strategies for entering new geographies and practice areas
  • Why, how, and when to enter international markets

Burrows joins Cameron MacAllister Group from Katerra, a technology-driven offsite construction company, where he led their engineering practice. Prior to that he was at WSP, AECOM and ARUP leading their engineering businesses across the United States and Canada.  

Burrows graduated from Liverpool Polytechnic in England where he received a BSc in Civil Engineering. In 2018, he returned to his alma mater to receive the school’s highest award, the Honorary Fellowship of Liverpool John Moores University, given to him in recognition of his outstanding achievements in engineering. In 2009, he was also honored by Her Majesty the Queen as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in recognition of his engineering work overseas.

Burrows has also been featured on television programs including TimeScanners, Engineering the Impossible, and the IMAX movie Dream Big. He holds numerous designations, including: Professional Engineer, Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a Chartered Engineer. He was a member of the Board of the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco in 2010 and in 2017.

About Cameron Macallister Group

Cameron MacAllister Group provides strategic and business consulting to architecture, engineering, construction and design firms in sustainability, leadership, management, marketing, people skills, public relations, social media and communications. The firm’s principal consultants are industry leaders with decades of experience in the business of architecture, engineering, and construction, creating a unique foundation for the firm’s work. For more information visit

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