United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Jacques Regaldo

Mr. Jacques Regaldo has an engineering degree from the "Ecole Nationale des Pouts et Chaussées" (in Paris - France). He has thirty-two years of experience inside the Electric Industry, mainly inside the Nuclear Operations Area.

He joined EDF in January 1980 and held various positions inside the Generation and Engineering Department, but also inside the Human Resources Department of the EDF Group.

Between 1983 and 1986, he was an engineer inside the Generation Division Nuclear Inspection team. During this period, he participated in the beginning of the AIEA OSART program: he was a member of the experimental OSART review team in Tricastin (France) in 1985 and member of the OSART review team in Laguna Verde (Mexico) in 1986.

From 1991 to 1996, he was Plant Manager (Site VP) of the Golfech Nuclear Power Station (2 x 1300 MW PWR NPP). During this period, he was the Team Manager of the WANO Peer Review at the VC Summer Nuclear Station (April- May 1994). From 1996 to 1998, he was Plant Manager (Site VP) of the Cruas-Meysse Nuclear Power Station (4 x 900 MW PWR NPP).

Between 2001 and 2005, he was Managing Director of the Fossil and Hydraulic Generation Division.

From 2005 to 2007, he was Senior Vice-President, head of the Employment Department of the EDF Group, in charge of recruitment, employment and training of the whole company. From 2007 to 2013, he was Operating Senior Vice-President inside the Generation and Engineering Department of the EDF Group. In 2011, he was the team leader of the WANO Corporate Peer Review of the ROSENERGOATOM Company in Russia.

During this last period, he was also a Board Member of the British Energy Pic Group (United Kingdom) and he is still a Board Member of the Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG), a joint venture between EXELON and EDF (Maryland - USA) and Chairman of the Safety and Operations Committee of CENG.

Since March 2013, he has joined WANO (World Association of Nuclear Operators) as Chairman.

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