Anna Knight

Project Business Lead, Capital Projects at Linde plc

Anna Knight.

Anna Knight joined Linde (formerly Praxair) in July of 2005 as a cryogenic process engineer in the company’s US Execution and Construction group.  She continued to work for Linde for over 17 years during which time Anna held multiple positions in Design Engineering, Operations and Project Execution. She was named the Global Process Engineering Community of Practice Leader in 2016. Anna is a recipient of multiple Praxair Leadership Awards, Praxair Innovation Award, and currently holds a US patent. She is current working on the new Large Capital side of the business as a Project Business Lead.

Anna obtained her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Pennsylvania State University in 2005 and holds a minor in Chemistry. As the former Praxair representative to Kenmore Staff Development Center, she is passionate about community engagement and mentoring. Anna often encourages high school students to join STEM fields through various student lectures, personal resume counseling sessions and on-campus events such as Tech Savvy. Anna is actively engaged in Praxair campus recruiting at Pennsylvania State University and UB. She was one of the Capstone Project remote students’ advisors at Penn State from 2008-2014. Anna has been the chemical engineering recruiter at the University at Buffalo campus since 2017.