Mark Williams is an associate director at FasterCures, of the Milken Institute. He manages a number of projects aimed at creating a high-functioning biomedical system, including countering antimicrobial resistance, engaging patients within health systems, and fostering innovation and collaboration in medical research.He also has experience in the development of national policies and guidance focusing on health security, emergency management, and public safety. Before joining FasterCures, Williams worked for the National Health Service on policy initiatives tackling crime and security threats in healthcare facilities across the United Kingdom. Williams is also a volunteer first responder in the State of Maryland. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from the University of Lincoln; a Master of Science in international security and global governance from Birkbeck, University of London; and a Graduate Certificate in global health from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.