United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Thomas L. Fredrichs

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Regulatory oversight of reactor and materials licensees in licensing, rulemaking, inspection, enforcement, policy, and public outreach

Current Position: 
Senior Level Advisor for Licensee Financial Policy
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Division of Inspection and Regional Support
Current Duties: 
Serves as the NRC Staff expert on evaluation of reactor licensee financial qualifications and associated policies associated with electric industry restructuring and deregulation. Provides authoritative consultation, guidance, assistance, and recommendations to management in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, other NRC Offices, and Commissioners and their staffs for all issues relevant to licensee financial qualifications and performance, financial, economic, and insurance principles, corporate finance, financial markets, and the NRC mission.  Functions as the lead agency point of contact and liaison with external Government agencies, industry organizations, associations of Federal, State, and local government rate-making bodies, academia, and professional societies with influence over or interest in NRC activities and initiatives in the areas of deregulation, restructuring, and financial qualifications.

Previous NRC Positions: 

Senior Environmental Project Manager, Financial Analyst, Resident Inspector, Decommissioning Project Manager 

Positions Previous To NRC

MetLife: Investment and insurance advisor

Wisconsin Electric Power Company: Point Beach Nuclear Plant - radioactive waste engineer, project engineer, shift technical advisor, Chemistry Manager


Engineering, Chemical, University of Wisconsin
Master of Business Administration, Finance, The University of Chicago
Juris Doctor, The George Washington School of Law

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