UNENE President to be featured in new episode of OCNI’s The Leader Series, Feb. 18

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Jerry Hopwood will sit down for a conversation with Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) President and CEO Ron Oberth in an upcoming episode of The Leaders Series, on February 18.

JAN. 26, 2022 – Join us on February 18, 2022, for a new episode of our Leaders Series when OCNI’s President and CEO Ron Oberth will be chatting with Jerry Hopwood, President of University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE).

Jerry Hopwood has extensive experience in the nuclear industry for over four decades. Starting in the nuclear field in Great Britain, Jerry moved to Canada to join Atomic Energy of Canada Limited as a reactor safety specialist, participating in the Bruce and Point Lepreau nuclear plant build projects. After secondments to Point Lepreau during its initial operation, and later to Korea as Technical Director for AECL, Jerry held progressive positions in design, product development and business development with AECL, and since 2011 with SNC Lavalin Candu Energy, as Vice President for Product Development.

In 2016 Jerry took on the position of President, UNENE (University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering), leading Canada’s University Industry partnership in nuclear research and education. In this role, Jerry is responsible for leading the coordination of nuclear education and R&D activities of leading technology universities in Canada, in cooperation with industry and governments.

Tune in to hear about Jerry’s journey to leadership and how he is shaping the future of UNENE.

Click here to register for the virtual event.