United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Joseph E. Pollock

Joseph Pollock is the vice president of nuclear operations at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the organization responsible for establishing unified policy on matters affecting the nuclear energy industry.

Mr. Pollock began his career in 1971 working on the construction of Salem Generating Station. In his over 40 years of experience he has held positions of increasing responsibilities in plant construction, startup, oversite, operation and recovery at several utilities. He also worked at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) in site recovery.

In 2012, Mr. Pollock began working at NE! and is currently vice president of nuclear operations. He is responsible for executive oversight of activities including emergency planning, security, used fuel programs, radiation safety, environmental protection and materials safety. He is also responsible for coordinating the nuclear industry's Fukushima regulatory response.

Immediately prior to joining NE!, Mr. Pollock was the vice president of operations for Entergy at Indian Point and was responsible for the overall operation of Indian Point's two operating reactors and the maintenance of one decommissioned reactor.

Mr. Pollock's educational background includes a bachelor's degree in business administration from Rowan University. He holds a senior reactor operator certificate at Hope Creek. He also completed Columbia University's Graduate Business Executive Management Program and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operators' Senior Nuclear Plant Management Course.
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