Anna Bradford

Since September 2021, Anna Hajduk Bradford holds the position of Director of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). In this capacity, she is responsible for establishment of the appropriate safety infrastructure and for continuously improving the safety of nuclear installations during site evaluation, design, construction, and operation. During her career, she has led efforts in a wide range of technical and policy areas such as long-term operation of reactors, low-level waste management and disposal, environmental reviews, fuel cycle facility licensing, and advanced reactor policy issues. Prior to this appointment, Ms Bradford had worked since 2000 for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), where she held several senior positions, including Deputy Chief of Staff/Policy Advisor in the Chairman's Office, Branch Chief, Deputy Division Director and Division Director. Her most recent assignment was as Director of the Division that leads the licensing of new reactors, including small modular reactors. She also served as Chair of the Small Modular Reactor Regulators' Forum until 2021. Prior to joining the USNRC, Ms Bradford worked at an engineering consulting firm supporting nuclear-related projects for the US Department of Energy. Ms Bradford holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering from the John Hopkins University in Baltimore.

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