Angela Williams, CPHR

Deputy CEO and VP Collections, Research and International Programs

Angela Williams has spent 30 years improving organizations by putting their people first. Angela is passionate about guiding the power of people and their ideas, encouraging innovation, and building solid relationships and partnerships with all levels of government and the BC museum and archives community.

In addition to being the executive champion for the Royal BC Museum’s site development and renewal project, she leads a team of professionals who raise critically-needed funds through an active fundraising program; who contribute to new understanding about the human and society’s stories and scientific discoveries in British Columbia; who develop and implement the visitor-centred feature and core exhibitions that the museum is renowned for and which contribute to local and provincial tourism and economy; who deliver innovative and inclusive learning programs for all ages and abilities; who undertake conservation and preservation activities and manage the museum’s extensive collection of more than 7 million objects and specimens; and who contribute to a broader understanding and collaboration with Indigenous communities through the First Nations Department and Indigenous Repatriation Program.


Angela Williams has received a masters-level certificate in leadership from Royal Roads University; is a designated Canadian human resource professional (CHRP); studied business and accounting at Camosun College; and studied sciences (math and physics) and English at the University of Victoria.

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