Richard J. Myers
Vice President, Policy Development, Planning and Supplier Programs
Richard Myers is responsible for NEI’s business programs, including efforts to address market issues that impact operating nuclear plants; environmental policy; used nuclear fuel policy; support for suppliers of equipment, services and fuel, and financing and tax issues. NEI’s Policy Development Division is also responsible for developing NEI’s annual business plan, monitoring energy policy issues and market trends, and liaison with the financial community.
Mr. Myers started his career as a journalist. From 1973 to 1986, he was executive editor of King Publishing Group and managed all the company’s publications, including The Energy Daily and Defense Week. He has also written extensively for other publications, including The Financial Times, Fortune and The American Spectator.
He joined the U.S. Council for Energy Awareness (USCEA)—one of NEI’s predecessor organizations—in 1987 as director of editorial programs.
Richard received a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Hobart College, Geneva, N.Y., and completed the University of Michigan Business School’s Electric Utility Executive Program in 1993.