Dr. John Williams is Chairman, the Board of Director of the company and he provides leadership and guidance across all business units and involves in the strategic planning of the Company using his vast experience and expertise in the industry.
He has more than 40 years of comprehensive experience in the fields of project management, cost management, value engineering, economic analyses, construction management, life-cycle costing, and design of buildings in the United States and overseas.
Dr. John founded U.S. COST, the parent company of Williams International Group, in 1983, and led the company for more than 30 years. During his tenure, the company witnessed huge developments including evolvement of the family business to a corporate level with billions of dollar worth of projects in the portfolio and employment of multinational resources in the United Sates and different parts of the world, where the company expended its business.
Prior to founding U.S COST, Dr. John held positions with several architectural firms and served as Executive Vice President of a major international project management firm and served as managing director with major developments in Saudi Arabia. He has also served on the faculties of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan. Dr. John has a unique blend of practical field skills and theoretical knowledge that makes him the primary mentor to our executive team and strategic partners.
Dr. John holds a doctorate in economics from University of Michigan; master in architects from University of Michigan; bachelor of engineering from Ohio State University and is a certified cost engineer (CCE) and a certified value specialist (CVS).