David J. Powell, PhD
Dr. David Powell is GE Hitachi Vice President for nuclear power plant sales in Europe and leads the GEH efforts to deploy the PRISM in the UK. Powell has over 27 years of experience in the nuclear industry, initially with British Nuclear Fuels plc. and then later with the Westinghouse Electric Company. David has held a number of senior positions developing and running nuclear businesses, including responsibility for Westinghouse’s European fuel business and working in Tokyo, Japan as President of BNFL/Westinghouse Japan.
Powell was named by the Young Generation Network (YGN) as the 2012 recipient of their Outstanding Contribution Award, presented for his leadership and commitment to the industry. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in metallurgy from the University of Manchester and is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Materials.