Meredith Williams, Deputy Director


Meredith Williams joined DTSC in December 2013. She has expertise in research and development, product management, and operations for Fortune 500 technology, consumer product, and chemical companies including Applied Materials and 3M, as well as for a leading environmental institute.

After nearly 20 years of corporate work she applied her skills in several positions over seven years at the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), a nationally-recognized center in support of aquatic resource management. Among other duties, she directed the Environmental Data, Information, and Technology team in developing systems and online tools to facilitate effective, data-driven decision making. In 2013, she served as SFEI's interim Executive Director with responsibilities for strategy implementation, financial planning and reporting, internal communications and overall Institute best practices.

Meredith strives for collaborative solutions to complex problems and has a track record of championing interdisciplinary project management approaches. She holds B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. in physics from North Carolina State University.