Mr. Williams is an alumni of the U of M Faculty of Science where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He is a founder and former president of PBI Actuarial Consultants, Ltd. with head office in Vancouver. During his career he has provide actuarial and consulting advice to organizations in the private sector and public sector across Canada. His clients included First Nations, whom he advised regarding risk and investment management of their land claims settlement funds.