Brittany Smith is manager of logistics for global procurement center Americas at Linde Engineering North America, based in Houston. As the logistics lead, Smith is responsible for FEED & EPC proposals, as well as the execution of services related to the fabrication and erection of petrochemical and gas plants. She also leads a team of logistics professionals throughout North America. Prior to joining Linde, Smith held senior logistics positions with Bechtel in Houston and Angola, Africa, and several other overseas locations. She is considered a subject matter expert for offshore vessel inspections and planning / transportation of equipment for major projects. She began her career in the freight forwarding industry, holding leadership positions related to import compliance, exports, project cargo, business implementation, and account management. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University in international studies with a minor in Spanish from Universidad Veracruzana, and a master’s certificate in project management from The George Washington University. Since 2018, she has been an active member of the Exporters Competitive Maritime Council, serving on a committee dedicated to ISPM15 violation resolution development.