Timothy Fields, Senior Vice President, MDB, Inc
Timothy Fields is Senior Vice President at MDB, Inc. He is an expert in Superfund, Brownfields, Emergency Response, Worker Training, and Environmental Justice, who provides technical and analytical support to public and private sector clients. He has 40 years of experience addressing complex site assessment, cleanup, reuse, and waste management issues. Mr. Fields worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency for 30 years, serving for four years as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER). He provided national direction and oversight of the nation’s environmental site assessment, cleanup, reuse, and waste management programs, including Superfund toxic waste sites, Brownfields, Hazardous and Solid Waste Management, Underground Storage Tanks, Emergency Management, Technology Innovation, and Federal Facilities Site Remediation programs. Mr. Fields is an expert mediator/facilitator, and also serves as an expert on environmental cleanup and waste management matters. At MDB, he leads its environmental justice practice, and does work for a variety of clients in this area. He has facilitated an industry-community-government EJ dialogue for ten years in Spartanburg, SC; he has provided national EJ program mission support to EPA and the Department of Health and Human Services; and he has directed a study of the EJ benefits of hazardous waste worker training programs. He has been awarded four Presidential Rank Awards for outstanding executive service. He has a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech University, and an M.S. degree in Operations Research from George Washington University.