Joe McBrearty - Canadian Nuclear Association

Joe McBrearty

Joe brings significant experience to CNL as a leader in the nuclear industry and in the implementation of transformational change across numerous organizations. For more than 36 years, Joe served in highly technical and leadership positions that cover nearly all fields of nuclear operations, including nuclear reactor and high hazard nuclear facility operations, maintenance, training and oversight with complex nuclear organizations.

Most recently, Joe held the position of Chief Operating Officer at CNL (2019/20) prior to which he served as Deputy Director for Field Operations with the Office of Science, in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). In this role he worked to achieve excellence in nuclear operations, with responsibility for all operations, including, safety, security, nuclear and hazardous material operations, procurement, and financial actions for the majority of DOE’s national laboratory complex, all of which operate under the same management and operations model as CNL.