United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Michael King

Michael King is the director of the Division of Fuel Cycle Safety, Safeguards, and Environmental Review in Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.

Mr. King joined the NRC in 2005 under the Resident Inspector Development Program in Region II and served as the resident inspector at Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant in North Carolina.  Since that time, he has served in positions of increasing responsibility in Region II, including a team leader in the Division of Reactor Projects, where he coordinated the biennial Problem Identification and Resolution inspection program and Reactor Oversight Program support activities; a Division of Reactor Projects Branch Chief with responsibility for the TVA, SCANA and Dominion plants; and as the Branch Chief for Engineering Branch 2 in the Division of Reactor Safety.  In 2016, Mr. King was selected for the SES position of Deputy Director, Division of Inspection and Regional Support, NRR where he served until his current assignment in November 2018.

Before joining the NRC, Mr. King worked for General Electric Energy in Marietta, Georgia, where he gained experience in sales channel management, strategic marketing, and Six Sigma quality control.  In addition, he served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer.  Mr. King received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a master's degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a master's in business administration degree from George Washington University.  He is a graduate of the NRC's SESCDP.

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