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  • Peter Dumont
  • Vice President, Global Strategic Projects & President of The Construction Users Roundtable (CURT)
  • nVent, United States

Peter Dumont is the Vice President, Global Strategic Projects for Pentair Thermal Management, now nVent, based in Houston, Texas. He leads a global team that is responsible for business development of major capital projects and management of strategic agreements with key customers. In his 18+ year tenure at Pentair, Peter has held the roles of Project Director, Director of Global Projects Business Development, Canadian Operations Manager, and Special Projects Director.

Prior to Pentair, Peter worked for Jacobs Engineering Group and S&B Engineers & Constructors where he held various project and operational positions such as project services manager, project manager, construction engineer, quality engineer, and civil/structural engineer. He has worked on a wide range of global projects up to $35B USD in capital cost.

Registered as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina and Maine, Peter also is an active member in several professional and technical organizations including ASCE, PMI, and ASQ. Peter is published in several industry journals and has taught numerous seminars and university courses on topics such as lean project delivery, front end planning, project management, project controls, change management, and quality management.

Peter holds a MS degree in Construction Engineering & Project Management from The University of Texas at Austin and a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maine. At The University of Texas, Peter was co-developer of the Construction Industry Institute’s Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) for Industrial Projects.

Peter currently serves as President and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT); and previously co-chaired the CURT Handoffs to Construction and Project Delivery committees.