" My belief is that we need all of the clean energy technologies together to solve the planets problems."

– DR. KAM GHAFFARIAN
Executive Chairman & Founder
 

" My belief is that we need all of the clean energy technologies together to solve the planets problems. "

– DR. KAM GHAFFARIAN
Executive Chairman & Founder

Leadership


Executive Team

DR. KAM GHAFFARIAN

Executive Chairman & Founder

Dr. Kam Ghaffarian is a visionary entrepreneur dedicated to creating companies that focus on operating with the highest integrity.


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J. CLAY SELL

CEO

The Honorable J. Clay Sell was appointed CEO of X-energy in January, 2019, and has served on its advisory board since September.


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HARLAN BOWERS

President

As president of X-energy, Harlan defines corporate strategy, implementation and oversees the development of a smaller, safer, next-generation nuclear reactor.


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CAROL LANE

Government Affairs

Carol Lane is a consultant with 25 years of energy, defense and space community experience in policy, government relations and business.


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RALPH LORETTA

Chief Financial Officer

As X-energy’s chief financial officer, Ralph oversees strategic investor relations, information technology, contracts, purchasing, and more.


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JEFF HARPER

Vice President, Strategy
and Business Development

As vice president for strategy and business development at X-energy, Jeff directs long-term business plans specifically focused on customers..


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DR. EBEN MULDER

Chief Nuclear Officer

As chief nuclear officer at X-energy, Dr. Mulder maintains the architectural framework for the X-energy nuclear program in guiding design and implementation.


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DR. MARTIN VAN STADEN

Vice President, Reactor Development

Martin has been in the power generation environment for 25 years. He is currently leading technical design work and supporting licensing.


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DR. PETE PAPPANO

Vice President, Fuel Production

As vice president for fuel production, Pete leads the development of X-energy’s pebble fuel production strategy.


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CLINT MEDLOCK

Consultant, Program Management

A Southern Nuclear employee, Clint serves as a consultant to X-energy providing program management guidance.


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Board of Advisors

STEVE KUCZYNSKI

Chairman, President &
CEO, Southern Company


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DAN LIPMAN

Member, X-energy
Board of Advisors


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JOHN KOTEK

VP, Policy Dev. & Public Affairs, Nuclear Energy Institute


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JEFF MERRIFIELD

Legal Advisor to the Board Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman


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DR. WILLIAM MADIA

VP, Stanford University President, Madia & Associates, LLC


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GLENN NEISES

Nuclear Director Burns & McDonnell


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STEPHEN BYRNE

Member, X-energy Board of Advisors


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Customer Advisory Council

ONTARIO POWER GENERATION


Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is a Crown corporation wholly owned by the Government of Ontario. PG is responsible for approximately half of the electricity generation in the Province of Ontario, Canada. Sources of electricity include nuclear, hydroelectric, wind, gas and biomass. Although Ontario has an open electricity market, the provincial government, as OPG’s sole shareholder, regulates the price the company receives for its electricity to be less than the market average, in an attempt to stabilize prices. Since 1 April 2008, the company’s rates have been regulated by the Ontario Energy Board.


SOUTHERN NUCLEAR


Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is one of the nation’s leading nuclear energy facility operators. Southern Nuclear operates a total of six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Alabama; the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Georgia, and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Georgia. Southern Nuclear is the licensee of two new nuclear units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle, which will be the first nuclear units constructed in the U.S. in more than 30 years. Southern Nuclear employs more than 3,500 skilled and dedicated professionals who are committed each day to nuclear and personal safety and the health and safety of the public. The company’s headquarters is based in Birmingham, Alabama.


EXELON


Exelon is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider. They are one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with more than 32,700MW of owned capacity. Exelon’s Constellation business unit provides energy products to about 2 million residential, public sector and business customers. And Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to approximately 10 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania through Atlantic City Electric, BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco.


DUKE ENERGY


Duke is the largest electric power holding company in the U.S., supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million customers. They have approximately 57,700MWe generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida; and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Duke’s commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange.


DOMINION


Dominion is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700MW of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation’s largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.