Alan S. Hanson
Executive Director, International Nuclear Leadership Education Programme
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
1969, BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford; 1977, PhD, Nuclear Engineering, MIT; 2009, MALS, Georgetown. 1975, with Yankee Atomic Electric Company; 1979, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), first as Coordinator, International Spent Fuel Management Program and later as Policy Analyst. 1985, joined Transnuclear, an AREVA company, as President and CEO. Transnuclear designs, licenses and supplies dry storage casks; more than half of the casks in the US have been supplied by Transnuclear. Since 2005, Executive Vice-President, Technologies and Used Fuel Management, AREVA, responsible for all activities in the backend of the nuclear fuel cycle in the US. 2011, Visiting Scholar, Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, on loan from AREVA conducting research on the worldwide nuclear supply chain and international fuel assurance mechanisms. Member, American Nuclear Society and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.