Steve Liccini


Steve Liccini

Executive Associate

Steve is an Executive Associate for Pathfinder, LLC with over 40 years of international experience in project management, specializing in project contracting, negotiating, claims/dispute resolution, auditing, training, project planning, business controls, teambuilding, and all procurement-related activities.

Steve has actively participated in a number of Pathfinder assignments including developing training courses and guidelines for open-book EPC contract negotiations for a major oil/gas company. He analyzed and recommended enhancements for Canadian tar sands EPC contracts and has analyzed and recommended enhancements for a joint venture for a new technology oil shale development project in the US.  In addition, he evaluated and enhanced basic contract forms and procedures for a major US technology company.


  • Contract Strategy Development
  • Contracting Planning
  • Contracts and Contract Administration
  • FEED Deliverables and Execution
  • EPC Deliverables and Project Execution
  • Financial Controls, Analysis, and Project Accounting
  • Financial Auditing
  • Independent Project Reviews
  • Organizational Reviews¬†
  • Project Planning and Project Execution Plans
  • Project Controls
  • Project Management
  • Performance Guarantees
  • Incentive Plans
  • Risk Assessments
  • Schedule Checks
  • Skill Development Analysis


  • MS - Management, University of Maryland
  • BS - Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland


  • Developed and presented a variety of highly-rated project management training courses


  • Exxon's Chairman of the Board "Outstanding Employee" award (1983)
  • ExxonMobil's "Award of Excellence" (2000 and 2006)
  • ExxonMobil's "Instructor Excellence" award (2008, 2009, and 2010)


  • English