Mr. Greg Gibson was the President and CEO of UniStar Nuclear Energy, a subsidiary of Electricite de France (EdF), from 2012 through 2014, for the $15b USD Calvert Cliffs Unit 3 (CC3) EPR, Bell Bend Units 3 and 4 (S-COLA), and Nine Mile Point Unit 3 (S-COLA). Mr. Gibson also served at the Chief Nuclear Officer. Mr. Gibson served previously as Senior Vice President, in charge of all Licensing and Regulatory activities from 2008 through 2012. Mr. Gibson’s management and leadership resulted in successful issuance of the CC3 Environmental Report, numerous presentations to the NRC Commissioners and the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), and resolution of Part 52 licensing of the Reference Combined Operating License Application (R-COLA) through Phase 4. As President and CEO, Mr. Gibson managed all UniStar financial and engineering work, reporting to EdF SA. Mr. Gibson was also the Chief Nuclear Officer and worked with DHS and NRC on reactor security and safeguards, and cyber-threats. Mr. Gibson also coordinated extensive international EdF EPR operating, construction, and design experience and analysis. Mr. Gibson directed the realignment of UniStar Nuclear Energy personnel, finance, and management resources to reflect the successful completion of the R-COLA activities and the pause in future CC3 development. Mr. Gibson, is a recognized leader in nuclear power regulatory and compliance activities, and may have the most new plant licensing senior management experience of any applicant in the nation: 3 R-COLA submittals, 3 S-COLA submittals, and 3 Design Certifications.
Mr. Gibson was the Licensing Manager for the South Texas Project, Units 3 & 4 ABWR project, first under GE/Hitachi and subsequently under Toshiba. Mr. Gibson’s project management leadership resulted in the successful completion and NRC acceptance of the first full Part 52 R-COLA application in the Industry. Mr. Gibson also developed and participated on the STP Due Diligence and design basis reconstitution assessment of the Toshiba ABWR.
Mr. Gibson spent 22 years at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, serving in a variety of management positions including Compliance and Licensing Manager. During his period, Mr. Gibson was responsible for interfaces with the NRC and NEI, and he was Chairman for 8 years of the Regional Utility Group and 6-year Chairman of the National Utility Group (NRUG). Mr. Gibson served on numerous NEI Task Force assignments for development of NRC regulations including Licensee Event Reporting (LER), Seismic Re-Analysis, Performance Indicators, Root Cause Analysis, and Probabilistic Risk Assessment, and attended all SONGS Unit 2/3 SRO courses.
Mr. Gibson has a BS in Physics/Nuclear Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MS and MBA from National University.