H. Brew Barron Jr.
Group Executive and Chief Nuclear Officer
Duke Energy Corp.
Brew Barron is group executive and chief nuclear officer for Duke Energy. He is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the companyís three nuclear generating stations: McGuire, Oconee and Catawba.
Mr. Barron has nearly 35 years of experience in the energy industry.
He joined Duke Power in 1972 and served at all three Duke nuclear generating facilities. He became chief nuclear officer in 2004. After the merger of Duke Energy and Cinergy in 2006, Barron continued in this role.
Mr. Barron graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelorís degree in nuclear engineering.
Mr. Barron is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina. He has held a Nuclear Regulatory Commission-issued reactor operator license for Duke Powerís Oconee plant and a senior reactor operator license for McGuire.
He is past chairman of the Executive Committee of the Westinghouse Owners Group. He is a past member of the American Nuclear Society, where he was chairman of the reactor operations division and chairman of the Piedmont/Carolinas Section.
Project Director, Front End Market
Georges Capus is project directorfront end sector within the sales and marketing department of Cogema, an AREVA company.
In 1980, Dr. Capus joined Cogema as an exploration geologist. He has worked in Canada, France and West Africa. In 1989, he joined the reserves calculation team at Cogemaís headquarters. He has monitored front-end fuel markets since 1991.
After studying hydrogeology and water processing, Dr. Capus graduated from Franceís Institut de Sciences de líIngénieur de Montpellier in 1974. He worked as a research officer for the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie de Nancy in France and obtained a docteur-ingénieur degree in applied geology from the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine in 1979.
R. Gene Clark
Chief Executive Officer
Gene Clark has experience in both trading and analyzing nuclear fuel markets. For the past 10 years, he has been principal and chief executive officer of TradeTech, a U.S. firm that provides market information and consulting services to the nuclear fuel industry.
Previously, he spent five years trading in nuclear fuel markets, most recently as executive vice president of Globe Nuclear Services and Supply, a U.S.-Russian joint venture company that markets Russian nuclear fuel. He also was director of marketing for NUEXCO Asia Ltd. in Hong Kong.
Prior to moving into nuclear fuel trading, Dr. Clark spent three years as president of NUEXCO Information Services. He also worked for the U.S. Department of Energy and the Federal Energy Administration.
Dr. Clark received a bachelorís degree in physics, with honors, from the University of Missouri in 1966 and his doctorate in nuclear physics from Iowa State University in 1972.
World Nuclear Transport Institute
Trevor Dixon is a master mariner, having served on a variety of oceangoing vessels, including container ships; product, chemical and oil tankers; timber product and bulk carriers; self-discharge vessels; and irradiated nuclear fuel carriers.
In 1984, Mr. Dixon joined Pacific Nuclear Transport Ltd., a transport subsidiary of British Nuclear Fuels Plc., where he held a number of positions and served for two years as chief officer, responsible for loading, discharging and maintaining the cargo while onboard.
For the past seven years, Mr. Dixon has been assigned to the World Nuclear Transport Institute as a specialist adviser, representing the interests of the radioactive materials transport industry at the International Maritime Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency, where standards for such material are developed.
He graduated from the Moscow Physics Engineering Institute in 1986 and completed post-graduate studies there in 1990. He was finance director, general director and president of JS BUTYA from 1992 to 1997, and president of JS ALAUTRANSGAZ from 1997 to 1998.
Dr. Dzhakishev became head of the Closed Joint Stock National Atomic Co. in 1998 and deputy minister, energy and mineral resources, in 2001. In 2002, Dr. Dzhakishev renewed his presidency of KAZATOMPROM.
Edlow International Co.
Jack Edlow has served as president of Edlow International Co., a U.S. firm that provides transportation management services to the international commercial nuclear energy industry.
Mr. Edlow has been responsible for all phases of company activities, including logistics, transportation and warehouse support services for nuclear fuel suppliers and users worldwide. He has acted as a sales representative for the fuel-cycle activities of leading international organizations, involving the supply of concentrates and conversion services and management of toll enrichment contracts.
Before assuming his current position, Mr. Edlow served as the companyís vice president from 1970 to 1978. He also is the managing director of Edlow International Australia Pty. Ltd., Edlow Internationalís Australian subsidiary in Melbourne, and is president of Edlow East-West Inc.
Mr. Edlow graduated from George Washington University in 1971.
Gary W. Fox
Executive Vice President, Uranium Services and Products
Gary Fox is executive vice president, uranium services and products at AREVA NC. He is responsible for front-end nuclear fuel marketing. He assumed his current position in 2001.
From 1999 until 2001, Mr. Fox was vice president, marketing-uranium products and services at Cogema Inc., responsible for marketing and sales of the companyís uranium and toll enrichment services in North America. He joined Cogema in 1993.
Prior to joining Cogema, he was vice president, marketing at Total Minerals Corp., directing the companyís North American and international uranium marketing and sales for Totalís U.S. and Canadian mines, including the McClean Lake project.
From 1979 to 1988, Mr. Fox was head of marketing for Eldorado Resources Ltd.ís uranium hexafluoride and uranium dioxide conversion services division.
Mr. Fox received a bachelorís degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Toronto and a masterís degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of British Columbia. He holds a masterís degree in business administration from McMaster University and is a registered professional engineer.
Dustin J. Garrow
Executive General Manager
Uranium Marketing Paladin Resources, Inc.
Dustin Garrow is executive general manager of marketing at Paladin Resources Ltd., a position he assumed Jan. 1, 2007. He has overall responsibility for the marketing and sales of uranium produced at the companyís Langer Heinrich Uranium mine in Namibia, as well as expected production from the Kayelekera uranium project in Malawai. In addition, Mr. Garrow directs Paladinís nuclear fuel-trading activities.
Previously, he was president of ZB Marketing LLC, a Colorado-based company that he founded in 1999. The firm provided commercial consulting support to the nuclear fuel industry, specializing in supply-chain analysis and market-related assessments.
Mr. Garrow has held a various executive level positions in the industry and several senior uranium marketing posts.
Mr. Garrow received his bachelorís degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1970 and completed coursework for a masterís degree in business administration at San Francisco State University in 1977. Before 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 U.S.S. Shelton.
Thomas C. Geer
Vice President, Nuclear Engineering
Duke Energy Corp.
Tom Geer is vice president of nuclear engineering for Duke Energy, where his division is responsible for core physics, safety analysis, probabilistic risk assessment, fuel mechanical and thermal-hydraulic performance, dose analysis, mixed oxide fuel project, and nuclear fuel purchasing for Oconee, McGuire and Catawba nuclear stations.
He graduated from Texas A&M with bachelorís and masterís of science degrees in nuclear engineering. He has held a variety of technical and management positions at Duke Energy, including at McGuire and Catawba nuclear stations, the Yucca Mountain project in Nevada and at the Hanford Tank Farms near Richland, Wash.
Mr. Geer is a registered professional engineer in both North and South Carolina, and completed technical nuclear certification at McGuire Nuclear Station.
He was a founding board member and served five years as treasurer of the Down Syndrome Association of Charlotte, N.C., and is currently involved with Special Olympics in Lincoln County, N.C., and the North Lincoln High School band.
James A. Glasgow
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP
James Glasgow is a partner in the Energy Practice Group of Morgan Lewis. His law practice focuses on international nuclear commerce, as well as regulatory and commercial matters involving nuclear fuel, fuelcycle facilities and nuclear power plants.
Mr. Glasgow counsels domestic and foreign clients on U.S. government regulation of nuclear fuel cycle facilities and the rules of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Energy, State and Commerce departments regarding exports, imports and retransfers of nuclear material, equipment and technical data. Mr. Glasgow counsels domestic and international clients on bilateral agreements for cooperation and the U.S. governmental process for international retransfer of U.S.-origin nuclear material. He also advises clients on nuclear liability and other issues.
Mr. Glasgow currently serves as general counsel and was formerly chairman and president of WM Symposia Inc., a nonprofit corporation that supports research and education on nuclear waste management.
Before entering private law practice, Mr. Glasgow was an attorney with the U.S. Justice Department, Atomic Energy Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Energy Research and Development Administration and DOE.
He received his bachelorís degree from the University of Arizona and his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law.
Steven M. Goldberg
Assistant to the Director
Argonne National Laboratory
Steven Goldberg currently serves as special assistant to the director, Argonne National Laboratory. He has coordinated scientific initiatives for the laboratory, and assisted in efforts to establish new initiatives in basic sciences, hydrogen energy, nuclear energy, the advanced nuclear fuel cycle, radioactive waste management systems and carbon sequestration. He also has facilitated critical contacts on sensitive laboratory issues with senior government officials.
Prior to joining Argonne, he served as special assistant to the director, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, U.S Department of Energy from 1995 to 2002. From 1990 to 1995, he was budget chief at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Previously, he held positions with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Goldberg has received the Executive Office of the Presidentís highest award for efforts to complete major international nonproliferation agreements, including the multibillion-dollar U.S. purchase of highly enriched uranium extracted from nuclear weapons of the former Soviet Union. He also received DOEís distinguished service award. Mr. Goldberg received a bachelorís degree in chemistry from Tufts University, a masterís degree in nuclear chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a masterís degree in business administration (managerial economics) from George Washington University.
James J. Graham
President and Chief Executive Officer
James Graham is the president and chief executive officer of ConverDyn, the joint venture between affiliates of Honeywell International Inc. and General Atomics, and manages the international marketing of conversion services from Honeywellís Metropolis Works, as well as serving on the plantís steering committee.
Mr. Graham served as chairman of the Board of Governors for the World Nuclear Fuel Market and is past chairman of the Nuclear Energy Instituteís Nuclear Fuel Supply Forum. He currently co-chairs the committee that is developing the nuclear industryís Market Report 2007 for the World Nuclear Association.
Prior to his current position, he was a senior vice president of General Atomics and responsible for the companyís nuclear fuel cycle activities from 1992 until 2004. Prior to General Atomics, he held the position of president and chief operations officer of NUEXCO and NUEXCO Trading Co.
Before joining NUEXCO, Mr. Graham spent eight years with the French oil company TOTAL as president of its North American uranium, coal and gold mining assets. Mr. Graham also held senior positions at General Exploration Co., Zapata Fuels, Inc. and Texas Gulf Inc.
He received his bachelorís degree in metallurgical and mining engineering in 1970 from Michigan Technological University.
Alexey A. Grigoriev
First Deputy Director General
Mr. Grigoriev received a degree in physical-chemical engineering and technology in 1975, graduating from Moscow Mendeleev Chemical and Technological Institute. In 1983, he received a degree in foreign economic relations from the Russian Academy for Foreign Trade.
Mr. Grigoriev started his career in 1975 in the Ministry for Foreign Trade. For more than 30 years, he has been involved in the export of Russian nuclear fuel cycle services for the world atomic industry.
From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Grigoriev worked in Italy as commercial director of Enital S.p.A (a Soviet- Italian joint venture).
From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Grigoriev was commercial director and deputy general director of Techsnabexport. From 2003 until now, he has been the firmís first deputy general director.
Last year, Mr. Grigoriev became a member of the WNAís Board of Management.
World Nuclear Association
Dr Güldner obtained a degree in chemistry in Munich in 1978 and a doctorate in radiochemistry in 1981. Since then, he has been in the nuclear fuels business of Siemens.
Until 1995, he worked at the Hanau nuclear fuel fabrication facility, focusing on radiation protection, process engineering and quality control. From 1995 to 1997, Dr. Güldner was manager of the advanced nuclear fuels cladding tube production plant in Duisburg. In 1997, he became managing director of ANF, the European fabrication arm of Siemensí nuclear fuels business. Since April 1999, he has been head of Siemensí nuclear fuels business in Europe.
Felix M. Killar
Senior Director, Fuel Supply and Materials Licensees
Nuclear Energy Institute
Felix Killar is senior director, fuel supply and material licensees for the Nuclear Energy Institute.
Mr. Killar manages operational, technical and regulatory issues relating to nuclear fuel cycle and radionuclides/ radiopharmaceutical facilities. He also addresses issues related to nuclear fuel supply and insurance coverage for nuclear facilities. Additionally, he manages the nuclear industryís 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 in various capacities for 11 years. His background includes working for Nuclear Fuel Services Inc., a nuclear fuel fabrication and research facility, and three years service in the U.S. Navy.
He earned a bachelorís degree in nuclear engineering from Mississippi State University and a masterís degree in business administration from Mississippi College.
Executive Director, Commercial
Maurice Lenders is executive director, commercial of Urenco Enrichment Co. Ltd. Prior to assuming that position, he served as president and chief executive officer of Urenco Inc., where he was responsible for marketing Urencoís enrichment services in North America.
He joined Urenco as vice president of marketing in 1989. In 1983, Mr. Lenders became commercial manager for Urenco Ltd., responsible for marketing activities and contract negotiations in Europe. He joined Urenco Ltd. in 1973 and was involved in the central coordination of its research and development program. He was subsequently responsible for the production coordination at Urencoís commercial plants from which its first deliveries were made under long-term enrichment contracts.
Mr. Lenders obtained a masterís degree in mechanical engineering in 1972 at Eindhoven University in the Netherlands.
James P. Malone
Vice President, Nuclear Fuels
Exelon Generation Co., LLC
Jim Malone is vice president of Nuclear Fuels for Exelon Generation, which provides the strategic direction and tactical guidance for Exelonís nuclear fuel-cycle activities, including procurement, special nuclear material accounting and safeguards, economics, and fuel-cycle cost. Nuclear Fuels also provides reload bundle and core design, safety analysis and plant technical support services, including fuel reliability, component procurement strategy, high-level waste and used fuel management.
Mr. Malone has more than 39 years experience in the nuclear power industry, specializing in the technical, economic and planning aspects of nuclear fuels. Prior to joining Exelon, he was vice president and senior consultant at NAC International, where he participated in fuel-cycle consulting. Mr. Malone spent several years at SWUCO Inc. as a SWU broker and was manager of economic analysis at Yankee Atomic. He began his career in nuclear power as an engineer in the utility reactor core analysis section of the nuclear engineering department of United Nuclear Corp.
He earned a bachelorís degree in chemical engineering (nuclear) from Manhattan College in New York. He also received a masterís degree in business administration from Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y.
He is a member of the American Nuclear Society and former chairman of its Fuel Cycle Waste Management Division.
David R. Miller
President and Chief Executive Officer
Strathmore Minerals Corp.
David Miller is president and chief executive officer of Strathmore Minerals Corp.
He is a minerals industry expert in exploration, acquisition and operations. His primary professional focus has been on uranium, coal bed methane and gold.
Prior to joining Strathmore, Mr. Miller worked for Cogema. During the last four years of his tenure with Cogema, he served as chief geologist for their in-situ leach (ISL) uranium operations in the United States.
In addition, he is under contract as a uranium resource expert with the International Atomic Energy Agency, based in Vienna, where he is updating information regarding worldwide uranium deposits, geology and uranium reserves. In association with the agency, Mr. Miller also taught uranium geology, exploration and ISL mining practices at the Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology and Mining.
Vice President, External Affairs Communication
Bernard Monot is the corporate vice president of AREVA Groupís logistics business unit. The unit provides transportation and storage solutions for nuclear materials to the largest utilities in the world.
Mr. Monot has been in the nuclear industry for over 20 years. He was deputy corporate secretary on finance, budgets, security, legal and organization at Cogemaís La Hague reprocessing plant. He acts as corporate secretary for a consulting company on risk management, and chief executive officer for an industrial communications company.
In 1999, he spent eight months in the United States, coordinating projects for several nuclear subsidiaries.
He joined AREVA Group in 2001 to create AREVA Corporate University, which helps top executives develop their managerial skills, foster an international vision and develop customer-oriented strategies. The university won a CUBIC for the most innovative corporate university during the Corporate University Week Conference 2003 in Orlando, Fla.
Mr. Monot graduated with a degree in legal, economics and finance studies.
Thomas L. Neff
Senior Researcher, Center for International Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thomas Neff is a senior researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for International Studies. His current research focuses on international nuclear fuel markets, the destruction of fissive material as it relates to security and markets, and conversion of the nuclear complex of the former Soviet Union.
In 1991, Dr. Neff proposed what is now the highly enriched uranium ďMegatons to MegawattsĒ program to prominent officials of the U.S. and Soviet governments and frequently advises both governments on its implementation. He received the 1997 Leo Szilard Award for originating this program and for his ongoing efforts in nuclear arms reductions.
From 1977 to 1986, Dr. Neff directed the International Energy Studies Program at the MIT Energy Laboratory. Previously, he held research positions in theoretical physics at MIT, Stanford University, and the University of California of Berkeley. He served as chief of staff of the 1977 Ford Foundation Study, Nuclear Power Issues and Choices.
From 1973 to 1976, he was assistant to the president of the American Physical Society (APS).
Dr. Neff received a bachelorís 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. He is an APS fellow, as well as a member and former council member of the Federation of American Scientists.
Manager, Nuclear Fuel Department
Gérard Pauluis is manager of the fuel supply department of Synatom (Belgium). In this position, he is responsible for the supply of the uranium, conversion and enrichment services for the seven Belgian nuclear plants. He is also vice chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Euratom Supply Agency.
His first professional assignment, in 1972, was with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., modeling heavy water isotopic separation plants. On his return to Europe in 1974, Dr. Pauluis worked with Belgonucléaire, participating in the design of the Belgoprocess reprocessing plant and in various techno-economic studies of the nuclear fuel cycle. He joined Synatom in 1978, first in the reprocessing and waste department. He was named to his current position in 1985.
He graduated in 1968 from Brussels University with a degree in chemical engineering and obtained a doctorate in chemical engineering at McGill University in Canada.
Mill Superintendent, Rabbit Lake Operation
David Rezansoff is mill superintendent at Camecoís Rabbit Lake Operation. He has worked in the uranium mining industry in Saskatchewan, Canada, for more than 13 years, beginning at AREVAís Cluff Lake Operation in 1993 as environment supervisor.
In 1998, he joined Cameco Corp. as superintendent of environment and safety at the Rabbit Lake Operation, overseeing all aspects of operational, environmental, safety and radiation protection programs. In 2001, he transferred to Camecoís McArthur River and Key Lake Operations as manager of regulatory compliance.
He also was a member of a Cameco team that successfully responded to the McArthur River mine inflow in 2003. Later that year, he accepted a position in the companyís corporate safety and environment group as manager, standards and policies. In 2005, he became corporate strategic planner. He has recently returned to Camecoís Rabbit Lake Operation, serving now as mill superintendent.
Mr. Rezansoff holds a masterís degree in biology from the University of Western Ontario, a masterís in business administration degree from Athabasca University, and is a registered professional geoscientist in the province of Saskatchewan.
He has served for the past several years on the environment committee of Saskatchewanís Association for Professional Engineers and Geoscientists.
World Nuclear Association
John Ritch joined the World Nuclear Association in 2001, after seven years as U.S. ambassador to U.N. organizations in Vienna, including the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization.
In Vienna, he promoted the agencyís global strengthened-safeguards system and new conventions on nuclear safety. He took part in U.S.- North Korea nuclear negotiations and U.N. conferences reviewing the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty in 1995 and 2000.
Previously, Mr. Ritch was a staff adviser to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee for 22 years, specializing in East-West relations and nuclear arms control. During that period, he also headed a real estate development company and co-founded a multinational enterprise that marketed fitnessrelated products throughout Europe.
He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a masterís degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes scholar.
Terry V. Rogers
Terry Rogers, Camecoís senior vice president, has more than 30 years of experience in coal, gold, lignite and uranium mining operations. Mr. Rogers announced plans to retire from Cameco on Dec. 13, 2006, but agreed to remain with the company in the short term to oversee the remediation effort at the Cigar Lake uranium project.
He served as senior vice president and chief operating officer at Cameco from 2003 until January 2007. Previously, he served as president of KOC in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Prior to his association with Cameco, Mr. Rogers worked for Morrison- Knudsen Co. and its subsidiaries at a variety of operating sites worldwide and at corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho.
Mr. Rogers also served as president of the Jerooy Gold Co., worked for MK Gold Co. in the Kyrgyz Republic and served as general manager of American Girl Mining Joint Venture with MK Gold in Southern California. Other assignments with Morrison- Knudsen included operations management at several gold and coal mining projects in the United States.
Mr. Rogers received an associateís degree in applied science from the Superior Technical Institute in Wisconsin in 1972.
Santiago San Antonio
Santiago San Antonio is an industrial engineer in energy and electricity at Polytechnic University of Madrid and is a certified senior reactor operator of pressurized water reactors. He also has received his masterís degree in business administration.
Since 1972, he has developed his professional career at TECNATOM, an engineering services company, where he works on training and technical support to nuclear power plants. He became management staff director in 1991.
Mr. San Antonio was the first resident engineer at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and participated in founding the World Association of Nuclear Operators.
In 1991, he became director of the cabinet of TECNATOM, supporting the director general of business development and coordinating commercial strategies, legal security and quality.
In July 2006, he became director general of FORATOM and secretary general of the European Nuclear Society. A year later, he was elected director general of the Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum and vice president of FORATOM. Mr. San Antonio is also a member of NucNetís board.
RWE NUKEM GmbH
Kurt Schreiber joined NUKEM in 1973, where he worked in the light water reactor services group within the fuel cycle services division. In 1986, he became general manager of NUKEMís Fuel Cycle Services Division.
He became managing director of NUKEM Nuklear GmbH in 1997. He also serves as director of NUKEM Luxemburg, a company active in nuclear fuel financing.
Mr. Schreiber received a bachelorís degree in metallurgy and foundry technologies. He also undertook postgraduate studies in economics and marketing.
Mr. Schreiber is a member of various nuclear societies and organizations.
Jay K. Thayer
Vice President, Nuclear Operations
Nuclear Energy Institute
Jay Thayer is on loan from Entergy Nuclear as vice president of nuclear operations at the Nuclear Energy Institute.
Until recently, Mr. Thayer held the position of site vice president of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee. He was responsible for all aspects of nuclear safety, plant operation and economic performance for the 640- megawatt merchant nuclear power plant. During his tenure, Entergy Vermont Yankee accomplished a 20 percent power uprate, initiated a dry fuel storage campaign and filed a license renewal application.
Mr. Thayer has more than 32 years experience in nuclear power generation. He previously served as vice president of operations support for Entergy Nuclear South.
Before joining Entergy, Mr. Thayer was with Duke Engineering and Services for five years as vice president of decommissioning and spent fuel management, where he led the decommissioning business unit for Duke Engineering & Services (now AREVA).
From 1990 to 1997, he served as a loaned executive to Northeast Nuclear Energy Co., where he worked on Northeast Utilitiesí recovery efforts at Millstone Station, as vice president of engineering at 11 Vermont Yankee, and as vice president and manager of operations at the Yankee Atomic Electric Co.
Mr. Thayer, a graduate of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, holds a senior reactor operator certification and a senior nuclear plant manager certification from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations.
Andrew C. White
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nuclear Energy General Electric
Andy White became president and chief executive officer of GE Energyís nuclear business, in Wilmington, N.C., in January 2003. He has 23 years of experience with GE Energy.
In 1981, he joined the company as an electrical engineer in London. He has a wide range of experience in energy products, technology and services, after serving as general manager of Asia services, general manager of global operations and maintenance services, and general manager of installation and field services.
Mr. White received his bachelorís degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Bath University in the United Kingdom.
Ronald B. Witzel
Longenecker & Associates
Ron Witzel is an independent consultant specializing in utility nuclear fuel procurement and uranium and enrichment marketing. He has over 30 years experience in the nuclear fuel industry and understands both the electric utility and fuel supplier perspectives in the nuclear fuel cycle.
Mr. Witzel, a principal in Longenecker & Associates of Del Mar, Calif., provides expertise in uranium enrichment marketing. In 1998, he was part of a team that sought to acquire the U.S. enrichment enterprise through a merger or acquisition. The enterprise subsequently was sold through an initial public offering.
From 1990 through early 1993, Mr. Witzel worked at NUEXCO Trading Corp. In August 1991, he began spending about half his time working with Global Nuclear Services and Supply, NUEXCOís Russian joint venture in Washington, D.C.
Prior to 1990, Mr. Witzel worked for Pacific Gas and Electric for 23 years. As the director of nuclear fuel management, he was responsible for numerous activities, including supply and demand forecasting, fuel-cost forecasting, contract negotiation, administration, and fuel-cost and lease accounting.
In 1989, Mr. Witzel became chairman of the Edison Electric Instituteís Nuclear Fuel Committee.
He received his bachelorís degree in business and industrial management in 1967 from San Jose State University and his masterís degree in business administration from Golden Gate University in 1971.