Balancing Energy Needs and Environmental Concerns via Nuclear Power
Show Contributors: Colin Jones, Stephen Ludwig
In this episode of Inflection Points, our guest Colin Jones of Jacobs North American Nuclear Group discusses the development of nuclear energy in the United States, the clean up of old nuclear contamination sites, the challenges and importance of remediation projects, and the future demand of nuclear energy worldwide.
Colin Jones has over twenty-five years of experience in the nuclear industry, working for multi-national corporations, the federal government, a national laboratory, and the United States Senate. As the Vice President, Deputy General Manager of the Jacobs North American Nuclear Group, Colin is responsible for assisting in the management and oversight of 10 Department of Energy and Canadian Nuclear Laboratory contracts. Colin joined DOE’s Office of Environmental Management in March 2010 and served as the EM Chief of Staff, supporting the Assistant Secretary in all aspects of managing the EM program from 2013 to 2015.
Colin graduated from the University of Humberside U.K., with a BA in Business Studies and in October 2007 he became a U.S. citizen.