United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Damian Peko

Mr. Peko is serving as a Senior Advisor in the Office for Nuclear Energy’s Office of International Nuclear Safety where he is responsible for technical engagement with Ukraine and Armenia, as well as engagement with Japan on Post Fukushima Daiichi issues.

From 2010 to 2016 Mr. Peko served as program manager for Reactor Technologies Research and Development and was responsible for technical engagement with Japan on post-Fukushima Daiichi issues.

From 2007 to 2010 Mr. Peko served as Director for Civil Nuclear Energy Operations, Tokyo where he supported U.S. Government objectives on nuclear energy program and policy issues.

From 2006 to 2007 Mr. Peko served as Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporate and Global Partnership Development within the Office of Nuclear Energy, supporting the Deputy Assistant Secretary in international nuclear energy cooperation efforts.

From 1996 to 2007 Mr. Peko served within the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Fissile Material Disposition variously as senior technical policy advisor supporting U.S. strategies for Russian plutonium disposition and development of an NRC-informed regulatory process in Russia and as project manager for developing a nuclear weapons pit disassembly capability and for developing a MOX fuel fabrication capability.

Mr. Peko also served in the U.S. Department of State in the Foreign Service, in Rockwell International Corporation’s Rocketdyne Division and in the U.S. Navy within the Division of Naval Reactors.  Mr. Peko holds a Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering from John Hopkins, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Penn State and a certificate in Naval Nuclear Propulsion Engineering from the Bettis Reactor Engineering School.
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