Bentley Systems’ Angela Curry Named In-house Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Chambers and Partners at the 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Awards for Broadening the Scope of Bentley’s Hiring Initiatives
EXTON, Pa. – June 1, 2022 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that Angela Curry, Bentley’s vice president and chief compliance officer, was named In-house Lawyer of the Year in the Chambers and Partners Diversity and Inclusion Awards: North America 2022. These awards celebrate the fantastic achievements of firms, companies, and individuals who are furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion across the United States and Canada.
Curry’s accomplishments in her role at Bentley include initiating the review of the company’s professional and internship programs, resulting in broadening the scope and revising Bentley’s hiring process to promote diversity within the organization. She also supports the company’s important education initiatives including partnering with historically Black colleges and universities, providing no-cost engineering software and mentorship for students working on senior engineering projects. This initiative demonstrates the enormous commitment Curry and others at Bentley have in laying the groundwork for diverse workforces in the future.
“Since becoming our chief compliance officer and stepping up as head of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bentley, Angela has endeavored to create a welcoming and inclusive workplace for all of our employees,” said David Shaman, Bentley’s chief legal officer. “For the past two years, she has pursued a carefully structured and wide-reaching strategy that has revolutionized Bentley’s diversity and inclusion provision worldwide.”
Curry also supports Bentley’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (IDEA), a platform for educating colleagues on how to identify racism, discrimination, and bias in the workplace. Moreover, she has implemented rigorous diversity, equity, and inclusion training within the company. As chief compliance officer, she is responsible for managing Bentley’s regulatory compliance programs that cover privacy and data protection, export controls and trade compliance, and compliance and ethics. As a highly experienced compliance professional, Curry understands that embedding core diversity, equity, and inclusion principles from the top to the bottom of an organization is not only fair and equitable, but also sound corporate governance.
About Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent’s leading geoprofessional software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,500 colleagues and generates annual revenues of approximately $1 billion in 186 countries.