Cedric Williams is vice president of construction for Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Sempra Energy’s regulated California utilities. He oversees execution of the planned natural gas system capital investment program for both utilities, as well as their construction management capabilities.
Prior to rejoining Sempra Energy, Williams was vice president of National Grid’s complex capital delivery program. Before joining National Grid in Massachusetts in 2014, Williams had a 25-year career with SoCalGas. He has held a number of increasingly responsible management positions at SoCalGas, including director of labor relations, director of gas system operations and director of field operations.
Williams spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to joining SoCalGas. He currently sits on the board of directors for The YMCA of Greater Los Angeles and is active with the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society. Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from California State University, Long Beach, and a master’s degree in business administration from California State University, San Bernardino.