Anne Williamson appointed as vice president in Wood’s sustainability team
Wood, the global consulting and engineering company, has strengthened its global sustainability team with the appointment of Anne Williamson as Vice President in its Consulting business.
Powered by its ambition to create innovative solutions that will deliver a greener and more resilient world, Wood has been defining its own sustainability goals, including setting emission reduction targets that align to global carbon ambitions. In 2020, Wood committed to reduce global scope 1 & 2 emissions by 40 percent by 2030. To help achieve these goals, Williamson will drive the delivery of Wood’s ambitious strategy and continued sustainable development.
“Anne’s leadership will uniquely position Wood to reduce our impact on the environment and advance our vision to deliver our contribution to global sustainable development goals,” said Joe Sczurko, Executive President of Wood’s Consulting business.
“Anne’s understanding of environmental stewardship and progressive thinking will enable us to unlock efficiencies, deliver positive environmental and social impact to the people and places we touch, and achieve transformational change that will lead to greater sustainability.”
Commenting on her new role, Williamson said, “I am thrilled to play a key role in Wood’s journey to a more resilient, lower-carbon future. We are developing solutions that will create valuable change to society and the world we share. I’m really excited about the opportunity to transform our business to mitigate the impact of climate change, while supporting responsible resource development.”
Williamson previously served as a client account manager and regional sector leader within Wood’s Americas business. Williamson is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. Her more than 30 years of executive and operations experience in the mining industry spans the cycle from exploration to remediation and beneficial reuse. Williamson brings a strong background in environmental strategies, sustainability, project development and communications.