United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Rumina Velshi

Rumina Velshi was appointed President and CEO of the CNSC for a 5 year term beginning August 22, 2018.

Ms. Velshi has had a long association with the CNSC.  She was appointed as a permanent, part-time Commission member in 2011 and re-appointed for a second 5-year term in March 2018.

Ms. Velshi brings to her new role extensive technical, regulatory and adjudication expertise in the area of energy.  Throughout her career, she has worked in various capacities at Ontario Hydro and Ontario Power Generation where, in her last role, she was Director, Planning and Control for the Darlington New Nuclear Project.

Ms. Velshi holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Engineering), a Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) and a Master of Business Administration – all from the University of Toronto.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Wednesday, July 17, 2019