Jordan Chou - Canadian Nuclear Association

Jordan Chou

Quan Ban (Jordan) Chou

President & Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Power Utility Services Ltd.

Jordan Chou is the President and CEO of two independent companies; Canadian Power Utility Services Limited, a consulting engineering company, and CPUS Engineering Staffing Solutions Inc., a staffing agency, both serving the current power industry.

Jordan is a senior professional engineering executive whom has worked in the CANDU nuclear industry for more than 46 years.  Mr. Chou is also a Designated Consulting Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) and has extensive experience in development, design, maintenance, engineering, project management and business development of CANDU nuclear power plant projects.

Jordan Chou graduated from University of New South Wales in Australia with a BE in 1962 and a ME in 1964 and started his nuclear career in 1969 when he joined AECL as a Section Head of Fuel Handling Hydraulic Control. In 1972 he joined Ontario Hydro as an Engineering Specialist – Instrumentation and Control.  Jordan’s career at Ontario Hydro then developed as he was appointed to a number of engineering and management roles with increasing responsibilities.  Jordan retired from Ontario Hydro on 31 Dec.1998 as the Director of Station Projects and Programs, Nuclear Engineering Divisions.

Following his retirement, he joined Canatom NPM Inc., a company owned by SNC Lavalin and AECON Construction, as Vice President, Engineering, and Director of Engineering, Canadian Nuclear Utility Services (CNUS).  Jordan later assumed the responsibility of President and CEO of CNUS and Vice President, Special Projects for Canatom NPM Inc. as well as acting in the capacity of consultant or technical advisor to a number of organizations in the power industry.

In 2004, Jordan founded the two currently operating companies, Canadian Power Utility Services Limited and CPUS Engineering Staffing Solutions Inc.

His main interests lie in the field of computer simulation, process control and instrumentation, fluid power control, power plant operator training simulators, nuclear and fossil power plant equipment and systems, plant maintenance, engineering and project management and business operations.  He has written or co-authored more than 60 technical papers in these areas as well as received numerous awards during his professional career including:

– Sir Adam’s Award of Ontario Hydro on work performance (most prestigious award in

OPG) in 1991,

– Life-Fellow of Instrument Society of America(1985-present)

– Fellow of Society for Computer Simulation International(1991-present)

– Three New technology Awards of Ontario Hydro

– President of Society for Computer Simulation in USA (1991-1993)

– Board Member of Society for Computer Simulation in USA ( 1987 – 1995)