Charles K. Anderson
Charles K. Anderson is president of CKA associates, an international management and technology consulting company, which he founded in 1993.
From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Anderson was vice president of sales and marketing for the Nuclear Assurance Corp. Before joining Nuclear Assurance, he worked for 21 years in various positions with ABB and Combustion Engineering, where he was responsible for developing nuclear fuel businesses. He has worked on most major fuel cycle projects in the United States, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the former Soviet Union.
Mr. Anderson studied science and business at Bucknell University and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and its Sloan School of Business.
Michael A. Bauser
Associate General Counsel
Nuclear Energy Institute
Michael A. Bauser graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Following five years of service in nuclear submarines, he entered Georgetown University, where he received his juris doctorate.
Upon graduation, he entered private practice and represented electric utilities and other major corporations before federal agencies and in federal courts. He served as counsel in numerous contested nuclear facility operating license, construction permit and license amendment proceedings before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
In 2001, Mr. Bauser joined the Nuclear Energy Institute as associate general counsel, where he has been active in a wide variety of activities associated with the Yucca Mountain repository project, including participation in federal administrative and judicial proceedings.
Mr. Bauser has published numerous articles in professional journals on the topic of nuclear energy law.
Maria-Teresa Estevan Bolea
Spanish Nuclear Safety Council
Ms. Estevan has worked for engineering and construction companies, cement factories, chemical plants, refineries, thermal power stations, and oil and gas pipelines. She also has worked on power planning, power technology and nuclear energy issues.
In July 2001, Ms. Estevan was appointed president of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council. She has been a member of the European Parliament and the National Commission of Energy. She has held numerous government positions in energy and the environment.
Ms. Estevan studied industrial engineering at the Polytechnic University of Barcelona, where she earned a degree of high specialization in weld and environmental engineering. She is a member of the Body of Industrial Engineers of the State.
Omer F. Brown II
Wilmot and Brown LLP
Omer F. Brown II is a partner in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Harmon, Wilmot & Brown LLP. His practice emphasizes nuclear energy, risk management for nuclear and ultrahazardous activities, U.S. Department of Energy contracts, and related legislation and litigation.
Mr. Brown is a frequent writer and has lectured on nuclear law issues in 20 U.S. states and 17 foreign countries. He is one of three U.S. members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Nuclear Energy Agency Contact Group on Liability Associated With Nuclear Safety Assistance programs for Eastern Europe, and is the only private-sector member of the Ukrainian/G-7 Joint Task Force on Ukrainian Nuclear Legislation. He is counsel to two ad hoc groups of American nuclear contractors: the Energy Contractors Price-Anderson Group and the Contractors International Group on Nuclear Liability.
In 1972, Mr. Brown was appointed deputy attorney general of New Jersey, and served as general counsel to the state's Department of Insurance from 1973 to 1975. He moved to Washington in 1975, and was in private practice until 1979, when he became a senior trial attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the Department of Energy. He returned to private practice in 1983.
Mr. Brown is active in several law professional groups, and is a long-time member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He is a founding member of the Department of Energy Contractor Attorneys Association.
Mr. Brown received a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and his juris doctor degree from Cornell University Law School. He is a member of the bars of New Jersey, the District of Columbia, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Maria-Dolores Carrillo Dorado
EURATOM Supply Agency
She began her career as an assistant professor in chemical sciences at Complutense University in Madrid. Dr. Carrillo was director general for environmental quality and assessment at Spain's Ministry of the Environment from 1996 to 1999.
Dr. Carrillo has held various positions with the European Commission, most recently as a member in Vice President Loyola de Palacio's cabinet, where her main responsibilities included energy and EURATOM. She also specialized in environmental and nuclear energy policies at the EC.
She earned an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Complutense University in 1977. Next, Dr. Carrillo attended the Nuclear Studies Institute, where she became a nuclear engineer. She then returned to Complutense to earn her doctorate in chemical sciences.
Joe F. Colvin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nuclear Energy Institute
Joe F. Colvin is president and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the nuclear energy industry's policy organization, repre-senting nearly 300 domestic and international corporations involved in nuclear energy and related technologies. He was elected president and chief executive officer in March 1996 after serving two years as the institute's executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Prior to joining NEI at its formation in 1994, Mr. Colvin held numerous executive-level positions in the civilian nuclear energy industry, including serving as president and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Management and Resources Council.
Mr. Colvin currently serves on the board of directors of Cameco Corp., an international uranium and gold mining company; the American Council for Capital Formation; the National Energy Foundation; and several energy-related groups. He served on President George W. Bush's Energy Transition Team.
Mr. Colvin holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, with honors, from the University of New Mexico. He has completed advanced studies in nuclear engineering and is a graduate of Harvard University's Advanced Management Program. He is a registered professional engineer.
Vattenfall Bransle AB
Bertil Dihné is president of Vattenfall Bransle AB, a company within the Vattenfall Group that provides nuclear fuel to its power plants. He has held this position since 1999.
From 1981 to 1999, Mr. Dihné was employed at the Ringhals nuclear power plant, where he held several leadership positions in operations, maintenance and engineering. He joined Vattenfall in 1973, working at the oil-fired power station in Stenungsund, Sweden.
In 1972, he received a master's of science degree in electrical engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Mr. Dihné is chairman of the board of the Swedish NDT Qualification Center and the Swedish Center of Nuclear Technology. He also is a board member of Vattenfall Treasury and the peat fuel company HMAB.
John M.A. Donelson
Director, North American Sales
He joined USEC in 1995 as a manager in the advanced technology group and later moved to the sales team, where he rose through the ranks to become director, North American sales. He started his professional career working on naval nuclear reactors and later spent six years with Duke Power Co., doing spent fuel management and front-end fuel purchasing and consulting work for Duke Engineering Services.
Mr. Donelson's education includes a bachelor of science degree in physics from Hampden-Sydney College, a master's in nuclear engineering from the University of Virginia, and a master's in business administration from Queens College. Registered as a professional engineer in North Carolina, Donelson is past president of the Piedmont Carolina's chapter of the American Nuclear Society.
Edlow International Company
Jack Edlow has served as president of Edlow International Co., a U.S.-based firm providing transportation manage-ment services to the international commercial nuclear energy industry, since 1978.
Mr. Edlow has been responsible for all phases of company activities, including logistics, transportation and warehousing support services for nuclear fuel suppliers and users worldwide. He has acted as a sales representative for fuel cycle activities of leading international organizations, involving supply of concentrates and conversion services and management of toll enrichment contracts.
Before assuming his current position, Mr. Edlow served as the company's vice president from 1970 to 1978. He is also the managing director of Edlow International Australia Pty. Ltd., Edlow International's Australian subsidiary in Melbourne, and is president of Edlow East-West Inc.
Mr. Edlow graduated from George Washington University in 1971.
Dustin J. Garrow
ZB Marketing LLC
Dustin J. Garrow is president of ZB Marketing LLC, a Colorado-based company that he founded in 1999. ZB Marketing provides commercial consulting support to the nuclear fuel industry, specializing in supply-chain analysis and market-related assessments.
Mr. Garrow has held a variety of executive-level positions in the industry, including senior vice president-marketing at World Wide Minerals, executive vice president at Nuclear Fuel Resources and vice president-marketing and sales at ConverDyn. He also held senior uranium marketing positions at Energy Fuels Inc., Everest Exploration Inc. and Rocky Mountain Energy.
Mr. Garrow received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed coursework for a master's in business administration at San Francisco State University. Prior to joining the nuclear fuel industry, he was on active duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve as an anti-submarine warfare/nuclear weapons officer aboard the USS Shelton.
Eduardo Gonzalez Gomez
Eduardo Gonzalez Gomez, chairman of the Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum since March 2001, is an industrial engineer who was educated at the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
His career has concentrated on telecommunications and energy. His first job was with Standard Electric and dealt with telephone network planning. Later, he participated in studies for the Algeria-Spain gas pipeline.
In 1976, Mr. Gonzalez joined Iberduero, followed by the Nuclear Safety Council in 1983, where he became vice president.
Mr. Gonzalez was a member of the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group, part of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and chairman of the Nuclear Energy Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He served as institutional relations director of Iberdrola and managing director of the Almaraz and Trillo nuclear power plants.
Currently, Mr Gonzalez is deputy director at Iberdrola Generation, and chairman of FORATOM.
Gerald W. Grandey
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cameco Corporation and
Chairman, World Nuclear Association
Gerald W. Grandey is president and chief executive officer of Cameco Corp. and a director on Cameco's board. He assumed his present position in December 2002.
Previously, Mr. Grandey was executive vice president of Cameco, where he was responsible for exploration, marketing, corporate development, U.S. and Kazakhstan operations, and the commercial implementation of agree-ments to dismantle Russian nuclear weapons. Prior to joining Cameco, he was vice chairman and chief executive officer of the Concord Mining Business Unit, president of Energy Fuels and practiced with a law firm specializing in environmental law, mineral financing and natural resources.
Mr. Grandey currently serves as chairman of the World Nuclear Association. He is a board member of the Nuclear Energy Institute and the National Mining Association.
In 1968, Mr. Grandey received a degree in geophysical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and, after serving two years in the U.S. military, received his law degree in 1973 from Northwestern University.
World Nuclear Transport Institute
Lorne Green is secretary general of the World Nuclear Transport Institute, which is based in London.
For 30 years, Mr. Green was an officer in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, with postings in Belgrade, Yugoslavia; the Hague; Islamabad, Pakistan; London; and NATO Head-quarters in Brussels, Belgium. From 1986 to 1989, he was director of nuclear and arms control policy in the Canadian Department of National Defense.
Mr. Green was charge d'affaires at the Canadian Embassy in Yugoslavia, and accredited to Bulgaria and Albania in 1992. In 1996, he became the first director of the Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Agency within the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. There, he was responsible for Canada's nuclear cooperation agreements with other countries, Canada's participation in the International Atomic Energy Agency, and implementation of the Compre-hensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and Chemical Weapons Convention in Canada.
In 1998, Mr. Green left the Canadian government to join the newly formed World Nuclear Transport Institute.
Alexei A. Grigoriev
First Deputy General Director
Techsnabexport Company Ltd.
He joined the company in 1975 as senior engineer in the Uranservice subsidiary. Mr. Grigoriev later served as chief expert, deputy director and director at the company until 1996. From 1996 to 2002, he was commercial director and deputy general director of Techsnabexport. He worked in Italy as commercial director of A/O Enital in the mid-1980s.
Mr. Grigoriev received a degree in physical-chemical engineering and technology in 1975, graduating from Moscow Mendeleev Chemical and Technological Institute. He earned a degree in foreign economic relations from the Academy of Foreign Trade in 1983.
Jose Emeterio Gutierrez
Nuclear Fuel Director
ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas
Educated as a civil engineer, Jose Emeterio Gutierrez joined ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas in 1985 as a mechanical engineer. In 1991, he became engineering software support manager. In 1996, he took over the management of information systems.
Two years later, Mr. Emeterio was named technology and quality director, with responsibilities for core and product engineering, quality and information systems. Since November 2001, he has served as nuclear fuel director, leading the entire nuclear fuel business of ENUSA.
Robert B. Hoffman
RBH Associates Inc.
Robert B. Hoffman is president of RBH Associates Inc., a nuclear consulting company specializing in nuclear fuel, nuclear technology and management.
Mr. Hoffman recently retired from Framatome ANP, where he was president of the company's fuel business. There, he managed and led the company in the United States and Far East for boiling and pressurized water reactor fuel and services business. Prior to joining Framatome, he was vice president of boiling water reactor fuel at ABB Combustion Engineering Nuclear Operations.
He had a 22-year career with General Electric as a fuels development engineer, responsible for failure analysis, fuel design, manufacturing engineering, project management and testing. Mr. Hoffman was also international sales manager at the company for 10 years. During that time, he worked in the development of fast breeder, MOX, superheat and UO2 fuels.
In 1981, he became GE's national executive in Taiwan, where he managed all of the company's businesses for five years. After returning to the United States, Mr. Hoffman was named sales and marketing executive for Avantek, a defense electronics company. He has been on the board of directors of four companies, including a steam turbine joint venture with Taipower.
He received his metallurgical engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines and his master's of business admin-istration from Stanford University. He is a member of the American Nuclear Society and the Nuclear Energy Institute.
Stephen W. Kidd
Director of Strategy and Research
World Nuclear Association
Stephen W. Kidd is head of strategy and research at the World Nuclear Association, the international association for nuclear energy based in London.
Mr. Kidd joined the association's predecessor organization, the Uranium Institute, as senior research officer in 1995. From 1990 to 1995, he was an independent consultant.
From 1981 to 1990, he was an industrial economist with leading U.K. companies, specializing in the raw materials and engineering sectors. His prime respon-sibility was the analysis of markets of interest to his employers, including possible business diversification. Prior to his consulting career, he was an economics tutor at Sheffield University.
Mr. Kidd received his bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from Queens' College, University of Cambridge. He is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics.
Felix M. Killar
Director, Fuel Supply and Material Licensees
Nuclear Energy Institute
Mr. Killar manages front-end fuel supply issues, as well as generic operational, technical and regulatory issues relating to nuclear fuel cycle facilities and radionuclides/ radiopharmaceutical facil-ities. He also oversees the management of the nuclear industry's measurement assurance program, conducted in cooperation with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Mr. Killar joined NEI in 1988, after working for Entergy Corp. (formerly Middle South Service Co.) in New Orleans. His background includes working for Nuclear Fuel Services Inc., a nuclear fuel fabrication and research facility, and three years of service in the U.S. Navy.
He earned a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering from Mississippi State University and a master's degree in business administration from Mississippi College.
Louis B. Long
Vice President, Technical Services
Southern Nuclear Operating Company
Louis B. Long is vice president-technical services for Southern Nuclear Operating Co. He is responsible for providing specialized services to the company's six operating nuclear power plants.
He joined Southern Company Services as a licensing engineer in 1970 and subsequently served in various engineering, supervisory and project team positions dealing with nuclear licensing and engineering.
Mr. Long received his bachelor's degree in physics in 1966 and master's degree in nuclear engineering in 1968, from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also earned a master's degree in business administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1979.
Mr. Long is a member of the American Nuclear Society and chairman of the industry robust fuel program.
John R. Longenecker
Longenecker and Associates
John R. Longenecker is president of Longenecker & Associates, a management consulting firm serving international customers in the government and private sector. The company specializes in nuclear energy and other high-technology businesses.
Prior to founding Longenecker & Associates, he served as president and chairman of General Atomics International Services Corp. from 1987 to 1989. Mr. Longenecker was deputy assistant secretary of energy for uranium enrichment in the mid-1980s.
Mr. Longenecker entered government service as an Atomic Energy Commission intern in 1973, and later served in various management positions, including director of breeder demonstration projects. Prior to joining the Atomic Energy Commission, he was employed by the Ford Motor Co.
Mr. Longenecker earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Pennsylvania State University.
Jeffrey S. Merrifield
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Jeffrey S. Merrifield was sworn in for a second term as a commissioner on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in August 2002. He has been a commissioner since 1998.
Previously, he served for several years as a senior counsel and legislative assistant to two U.S. senators and as a Washington, D.C., attorney, specializing in environ-mental and regulatory issues.
Immediately before joining the NRC, Mr. Merrifield was majority counsel and staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Control and Risk Assessment under the chairmanship of Sen. Robert Smith (R-N.H.). During nearly four years in that assignment, he drafted legislation dealing with solid and hazardous waste disposal and cleanup regulation.
From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Merrifield was an associate of the Washington, D.C., law firm of McKenna & Cuneo, where he represented a broad range of clients on environmental, contracting and regu-latory issues.
Mr. Merrifield majored in political science and history at Tufts University, where he received his bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, in 1985. He received his juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1992. He is a member of the bar of both New Hampshire and the District of Columbia.
Thomas L. Neff
Senior Researcher, Center for International Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thomas L. Neff is a senior researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech-nology's Center for International Studies. His current research focuses on inter-national nuclear fuel markets, the destruction of fissile material as it relates to security and markets, and conversion of the nuclear complex of the former Soviet Union.
In 1991, Dr. Neff proposed the highly enriched uranium "Megatons to Megawatts" program to high officials of the U.S. and Soviet governments and has frequently been asked to advise both governments on its implementation. He received the 1997 Leo Szilard Award for originating the program and for his ongoing efforts in nuclear arms reduction.
From 1977 to 1986, Dr. Neff directed the International Energy Studies Program at MIT's Energy Laboratory. Previously, he held research positions in theoretical physics at MIT, Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Neff has served as an advisor to numerous government and private agencies on nuclear policy matters and to numerous companies on dispute resolution and corporate strategy. He is the author of several books and numerous articles in journals ranging from Physical Review to Foreign Affairs.
He received a bachelor's degree in mathematics and physics, summa cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College in 1965 and a doctorate in physics from Stanford University in 1973. Dr. Neff is a fellow of the American Physical Society, and member of the Federation of American Scientists.
Fletcher T. Newton
President and Chief Executive Officer
Power Resources Inc.
Fletcher T. Newton is president and chief executive officer of Power Resources Inc. and Crow Butte Resources Inc.
Mr. Newton joined these companies in 1997 as general counsel. From 1995 to 1997, he was an attorney with Salans, Hertzfeld & Heilbronn and an inde-pendent consultant on uranium production in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). He served as special counsel to the chairman for CIS affairs for the Concord/Nuexco Cos. from 1990 to 1995.
Mr. Newton received his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, in Soviet studies from Harvard University in 1978 and spent 1977-78 in the University of Leningrad's Languages and Literature department as part of a Council on International Educational Exchange program. He received his juris doctor in 1983 from Georgetown University and the University of Denver College of Law.
David J. Powell
Vice President, European Fuel Business
Westinghouse Electric Company
David J. Powell was appointed vice president of Westinghouse European Fuel Business in December 2002. Previously, Dr. Powell was the president of BNFL Japan KK/Westinghouse Electric Asia and BNFL Rokkasho KK.
He joined BNFL in 1984, and following a short period working in research and development, Dr. Powell moved to project management on construction of the company's Thorp thermal oxide reprocessing plant at Sellafield. He then moved to corporate marketing and spent fuel commercial, where he spent eight years developing BNFL's MOX business. He also worked as special assistant to the chief executive for two years.
Dr. Powell is a chartered engineer with a doctorate in metallurgy.
Kirk S. Schnoebelen
Kirk Schnoebelen is a marketing manager for Urenco, Inc., which is responsible for sales and marketing in North America on behalf of both the Urenco Enrichment Company, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Urenco Ltd., and the National Enrichment Facility, a U.S. enrichment project under development by the LES Partnership.
Mr. Schnoebelen has worked at Urenco for four years, beginning his current assignment in 2002. He has previously had North American marketing responsibilities for Cameco, and was responsible for nuclear fuel procurement at Northern States Power from 1992 to 1998. He joined NSP in 1987, working in the areas of fuel performance, core physics and fuel management. From 1984 to 1987, Mr. Schnoebelen served as reactor engineer and fuel performance engineer at Florida Power and Light Company.
Mr. Schnoebelen earned a master's degree in business administration at the University of Minnesota in 1997. He also holds bachelor's and master's degrees in nuclear engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Michael B. Sellman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nuclear Management Company, LLC
Michael Sellman is president and chief executive officer of Nuclear Management Co., the nation's sixth largest nuclear operating company, which he helped found in 1999.
Mr. Sellman has more than 30 years of nuclear experience, spanning a U.S. Navy career and positions of progressive responsibility in several major utilities. Prior to starting Nuclear Management Co., he was senior vice president, nuclear power business unit, for Wisconsin Electric Power Co., now We Energies.
He also was vice president of operations at Entergy Nuclear Inc., where he held several leadership positions at the company's nuclear stations. Mr. Sellman also was part of the nuclear plant leadership team for Northern States Power Co., now Xcel Energy.
He holds a bachelor's of science degree in physics, with high distinction, from the University of Minnesota and a master's in nuclear engineering from Catholic University.
Kris P. Singh
President and Chief Executive Officer
He earned his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and became a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania in 1974 and Michigan in 1979. Dr. Singh was a fellow at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and is a member of the American Nuclear Society.
Dr. Singh has helped more than 50 nuclear plants secure operating license amendments for spent fuel storage. He has published a textbook, over 500 industry reports and more than 60 papers on solid mechanics and heat transfer. Dr. Singh holds seven patents and has four patents pending.
He has appeared as an expert witness in four Atomic Safety and Licensing Board hearings and in five nuclear-related federal court actions. Dr. Singh has been active in nuclear component design since 1971. His areas of professional concen-tration include cask stress analysis and heat transfer.
William S. Woodward
Vice President Strategic Development
Bill Woodward is vice president of strategic development of Holtec International.
After earning his doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania he joined Westinghouse Electric Company in 1975 where he spent 23 years in the development of nuclear technology including contributions to the U.S. DOE Breeder Reactor Program, the development of nuclear fuel and services technology, and the U.S. DOE Multi-Purpose Canister fuel storage concept.
In 1999 Mr. Woodward assumed the position of CEO of Mallet Technology, a Pittsburgh based engineering service company. In 2003 he joined Holtec and assumed his present position where he focuses on the application of Holtec's dry storage system technology to the international market.
Mr. Woodward is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Pennsylvania.