Andrea Veil has served as the Director, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR) since March 2021. She joined the NRC in 1992 as an intern and has held a wide range of key management and leadership positions, including Deputy Office Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research; and NRR Deputy Office Director for Engineering. She also served as Acting Assistant for Operations to the Executive Director for Operations and as Executive Director for the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. In addition, Veil completed a Congressional Fellowship on Capitol Hill.
She was honored at the 2016 Women of Color STEM Conference with the Career Achievement in Government Award sponsored by the Career Communications Group, Inc.
Before joining the NRC, Veil worked for Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Mich., and Detroit Edison, Engineering Division, in Warren, Mich. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University. She is also a graduate of the NRC SES Candidate Development Program.
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