The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) named a former Exelon (NYSE: EXC) executive as their new vice president for regulatory affairs.
Pamela Cowan, who has held numerous senior roles with Exelon during her 12-year career, was named to the new position with NEI. In her new role, she will be responsible for developing and implementing industry strategies and policies in regulatory and technical areas, reactor oversight new nuclear plant deployment, and nuclear plant licensing activities. She started her career as an engineer at Westinghouse Electric Co. performing thermal-hydraulic and core transient analyses for nuclear reactors. Cowan was recently a senior director of decommissioning and led the development of Exelon’s management model guiding all organizational, regulatory, financial and technical aspects of decommissioning.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in engineering management from Drexel University and complete the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ senior nuclear plant manager course.
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