Chris Wright

Chris Wright smiling at camera

Position Title

  • Environmental Health and Safety
276 Hoagland Hall

As Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Chris Wright leads a diverse team of highly technical and specialized professional staff focused on providing a safe and environmentally compliant campus operation.

The EH&S team provides guidance and expertise to the campus community in:

  • Biological, laboratory, chemical, radiation, and industrial safety
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Environmental compliance
  • Site remediation
  • Food and pool safety

A UC Davis graduate in 1999, Chris began his career at UC Davis in 2016, where he served initially as the campus Environmental Compliance Manager, before moving into the role of Program Manager of Environmental Compliance, Hazardous Materials Management, and Industrial Hygiene.

Prior to joining UC Davis, Chris spent 16 years in the private consulting industry, developing and leading complex environmental liability management projects for both private and public clients.