United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Jeffrey Chamberlin

Jeff Chamberlin is the Director of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Material Management and Minimization’s (M3) Office of Conversion.  In this role, Mr. Chamberlin is responsible for the overall management of the M3 reactor conversion and Molybdenum-99 programs.  Prior to joining M3, Mr. Chamberlin spent 15 months as an Office Director in the NNSA Office of Infrastructure and Operations, responsible for developing and implementing a new project and program management framework to arrest the declining state of NNSA infrastructure.  From 2009 – 2013, Mr. Chamberlin served as the Deputy Director of the NNSA Global Threat Reduction Initiative’s Office of European and African Threat Reduction, focusing in particular during this time on advancing GTRI’s growing cooperation with Russia to convert Russian research reactors to LEU fuel.   From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Chamberlin served as GTRI’s nuclear removal coordinator, focusing on the completion of U.S.-origin and Russian-origin nuclear removal projects committed to by Presidents Bush and Putin in 2005 in Bratislava.

Prior to joining GTRI, Mr. Chamberlin served from 2004 to 2007 as the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Program Examiner for Army Investment programs at the height of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In this role, he worked closely with the Department of Defense, Army, and Congress to ensure the availability of adequate funding for critical equipment such as up-armored Humvees, body armor, and counter-IED devices.   He entered Federal Service in 2003 as a Presidential Management Fellow with the Congressional Research Service after living overseas and working in the private sector for four years.   Mr. Chamberlin holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College and a Master’s degree in international law and security studies from the Tufts University’s Fletcher School.

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