Deputy Director Operations/COO SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, CA
Brian Sherin has three decades of management, business and leadership experience in environment, health, safety and security, crisis management in high-tech industries and research institutions. As the Deputy Director for Operations/COO at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a US Department of Energy national lab operated by Stanford University, he is responsible for overseeing the lab’s business and technology services, facilities, human resources, communications and environment/safety divisions. Prior to his current role, he served the ESH Division Director and has been at SLAC since 2007. He was the co-founder and managing principal consultant of Environmental & Occupational Risk Management, Inc., a national environmental and safety consulting firm (now BSI EHS Services & Solutions) and was the Health & Safety Manager for Hewlett Packard Company’s Components Group. He is also active in the local and broader community, volunteering to support emergency management in various capacities. For 17 years he served as a volunteer firefighter in Santa Cruz County, CA. He is on the command staff of the US Dept of Health & Human Services Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) CA-6, with field response experience in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake and in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma/Maria in 2017. Brian holds a master’s degree in biology/toxicology from San Jose State University and a bachelor’s degree in genetics from the University of California at Davis.