United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

David Skeen

Mr. David Skeen is the Deputy Director of the Office of International Programs (OIP) at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  Mr. Skeen first joined the NRC in 1991 as a reactor systems engineer in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR). Since that time, he has served in a number of progressively responsible technical, policy, and management positions within NRR, and at the Commission staff level. From 2004 to 2007, he served as reactor policy advisor to former Commissioner Merrifield. In 2007, he was appointed Chief of Staff in Chairman Klein’s office and later served as the Deputy Director, Division of Engineering, NRR. Following the Fukushima Daiichi accident in 2011, he was appointed to Director, Japan Lessons-Learned Directorate, NRR, which he held until his appointment to Deputy Director of OIP.

Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Skeen worked in the electrical construction industry for 15 years on large industrial projects, including both fossil and nuclear power plants.  Mr. Skeen received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from West Virginia University.

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