Timothy Meyer

Chief Operating Officer
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Tim Meyer is COO at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, America’s laboratory for particle physics and accelerators. He is a member of a four-person executive leadership team. Meyer earned his Ph.D. in experimental particle physics from Stanford University studying the nature and time-evolution of the bottom quark. Before coming to Fermilab, Meyer served as Head of Strategic Planning and Communications at TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics in Vancouver, Canada. At TRIUMF, he was responsible for public affairs, business-development activities, and communications and outreach. Previously, Meyer has been a Senior Program Officer at the U.S. National Academies, providing advice to the U.S. government on science and technology. He has advised national laboratories on communications and strategic planning and has chaired international reviews of U.S. labs in these areas. He played a key role in Canada’s national discussions about producing medical isotopes using accelerators. In 2011, Meyer was selected by Business in Vancouver as one of the Top 40 professionals Under 40 years old.