Brian Sherin

Deputy Director, Operations 2017-2022

Portrait of Brian Sherin Brian Sherin, SLAC's former Chief Operations Officer.  (Jacqueline Ramseyer Orrell/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

As SLAC’s chief operating officer from 2017 to 2022, Brian Sherin oversaw the lab’s Business & Technology Services, Facilities & Operations, Human Resources, Communications, and Environment, Safety & Health divisions.

As SLAC’s chief operating officer from 2017 to 2022, Brian Sherin oversaw the lab’s Business & Technology Services, Facilities & Operations, Human Resources, Communications, and Environment, Safety & Health divisions.

Prior to joining SLAC in 2007, Sherin was co-founder and managing principal consultant of Environmental & Occupational Risk Management, a national environmental and safety consulting firm (now BSI EHS Services & Solutions). He was also founder and president of ESHconnect, a web-based provider of ES&H knowledge services, as well as health and safety manager for Hewlett-Packard Company’s Components Group.

Sherin 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, Calif., where he was a member of the Santa Cruz County Emergency Management Council. He is also on the command staff of Disaster Medical Assistance Team CA-6, part of the Department of Health and Human Services national disaster medical system, with field response experience in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake and in Puerto Rico following Hurricanes Irma/Maria in 2017.