Skip to main content
Announcements

New managing director for Risk Management and Safety

Branden Wilson has been named the new managing director of the risk management and safety department at Brigham Young University.

Risk Management and Safety oversees many functions and provides multiple services to BYU, including risk and insurance services, environmental management, industrial hygiene, as well as occupational, academic and fire safety program management.

Branden Wilson

Wilson has been serving in the role since June 27, 2019.

“Branden is uniquely qualified for this position," said Steven M. Sandberg, assistant to the president and general counsel at BYU. "His technical expertise and collaborative instincts have won the trust and respect of everyone he works with, both inside and outside the university. His experience directing the university’s environmental health and safety operations has prepared him to take on the full range of important risk management issues facing BYU. I look forward to working closely with him and his entire team.”

Wilson began his service at BYU in 2013 as the BYU safety director. He has more recently served, for the last several years, as the associate managing director of the risk management and safety department.

Prior to his service at BYU, Wilson was the safety program manager at a chemical weapons destruction facility, where he was instrumental in accomplishing the safe destruction of 43% (over 1,138,700 weapons or containers) of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile.

Wilson holds a Professional Master of Science and Technology degree from the University of Utah. Additionally, Wilson is a certified risk manager, certified safety professional and a registered environmental manager.

Related Articles
data-content-type="article"
August 20, 2019
Thanks to its passionate student body, faculty, alumni and friends, BYU finds itself ranked No. 6 in the nation among universities for social media engagement.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
August 16, 2019
Brigham Young University today announced a few adjustments to the upcoming Homecoming festivities in October:
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
August 12, 2019
Every Tuesday at 11:05 a.m., students, faculty and staff head to the Marriott Center for the weekly Devotional or Forum address. BYU President Kevin J Worthen and his wife Peggy kick off the semester and are followed by members of the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU employees and a range of industry leaders and thinkers. Entertainment assemblies celebrating the talent of BYU Arts round out the semester schedule.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=