WASHINGTON—The Nuclear Energy Institute has elected Richard J. Myers as vice president of policy development. He had previously served as executive director of NEI’s Policy Development Division and as special assistant to NEI President and Chief Executive Officer Frank L. (Skip) Bowman.
The Policy Development Division is responsible for environmental policy, business policy and the finance issues associated with new nuclear power plant development, including implementation of the financial incentives for new nuclear plant construction authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Myers also serves as NEI’s liaison with the financial community, and directs NEI’s business planning and energy and economic analysis.
Myers has more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector, first as a journalist and then with the U.S. Council for Energy Awareness, one of NEI’s predecessor organizations. He completed the University of Michigan Business School’s Electric Utility Executive Program in 1993.
Myers was elected vice president at a recent meeting of the NEI Executive Committee.
The Nuclear Energy Institute is the nuclear energy industry’s policy organization. This news release and additional information about nuclear energy are available on NEI’s Internet site at http://www.nei.org.