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Tony Pietrangelo

Tony Pietrangelo is the Nuclear Energy Institute’s senior vice president and chief nuclear officer.

Mr. Pietrangelo has been with NEI and its predecessor organizations since 1989 and has been responsible for the management of licensing, risk-informed regulatory initiatives, performance-based regulation and other comprehensive technical, regulatory issues. He was promoted to vice president of regulatory affairs in 2006 and is currently responsible for executive oversight of new plant deployment, current plant operations and fuel cycle activities.

In his tenure at NEI, Mr. Pietrangelo has led industry efforts in areas including regulatory guidance on configuration risk management, shutdown/outage management, risk-informed, performance-based regulation, and various other regulatory and licensing issues. He was instrumental in leading industry efforts on applying risk insights to the Regulatory Oversight Process Mitigating Systems Performance Index.

Prior to joining NEI, Mr. Pietrangelo was with Westinghouse Electric Corporation as a project engineer for the construction, testing and start-up of nuclear power plants in Brazil, South Korea, the Philippines and the United States.

Mr. Pietrangelo is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and holds an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

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