Ben is the Director of New Nuclear at the Nuclear Energy Institute. He is an accomplished and results-driven nuclear professional with over 15 years of experience in a variety of regulatory, technical, and business arenas. He currently is focused on developing a more efficient risk-informed regulatory framework, accelerating industry deployment readiness, and engaging with investors and new end-users to understand new nuclear opportunities. Ben has a B.S. in nuclear engineering, a M.S. in nuclear, plasma, & radiological engineering, and an executive M.B.A.