United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Stephen Cowne

Stephen Cowne serves as the Chief Nuclear Officer of URENCO USA (UUSA).  He is responsible for safe operation of the faculty and manages the areas of Quality Assurance, Radiation Safety, Security, Safeguards, Emergency Response, and Licensing & Performance Assessment.  He is also responsible for industrial safety and the Employee Concerns Program, and ensures compliance with Licensing Basis Documents and the United States regulatory requirements.  Since joining UUSA in 2007, Stephen has served as the Licensing Manager, Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs, Director of Operations and Head of Operations./Prior to working UUSA, Stephen was the Regulatory Affairs Manager at a gaseous diffusion enrichment facility in the U.S.  He also spent several years in technical and management positions at a nuclear power plant and started his nuclear career as an officer in the United States Navy.  Steve has 30 years of nuclear industry experience in power generation and enrichment positions./Steve has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Administration from George Washington University.

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