William (Bill) Fox - Canadian Nuclear Association

William (Bill) Fox

Executive Vice-President, Nuclear
SNC-Lavalin

William (Bill) Fox is SNC-Lavalin’s Executive Vice-President, Nuclear. He oversees all operations carried out by the Canadian Nuclear business unit, including the design and delivery of CANDU reactors, life extension projects, plant life management programs and tools, and operation and maintenance services (both BOP and NSP) for existing BWR/PWR and CANDU nuclear power stations across Canada and in key international markets. Bill is a seasoned engineer and executive with nearly 40 years of energy and nuclear power industry experience, including design engineering, procurement, construction, and safety culture leadership experience, with the rare background of working directly with utilities, original equipment suppliers, and architect/engineers. Bill began his career with almost 20 years at Duke Energy, leaving as Vice-President, Major Projects & Technologies. He went on to be Senior Vice President and Project Director at Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) managing a large EPC contract. From there, he was President, Technical Services and Nuclear Energy & CEO Generation mPower for BWX Technologies. In addition to the many leadership roles, Bill has a unique experience of working with a nuclear utility, and OEM and A/E. Bill is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and of the American Nuclear Society (ANS); he is a Registered Professional Engineer in four US states. He is also a past Board Member of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), Nuclear Fuel Services (a BWXT Company) and several other joint venture companies in the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Environmental Management (EM) and Office of Nuclear Energy. He has completed a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina from 1976 to 1978, previously completing his Associate of Science (AS), PreEngineering again from the University of South Carolina from 1974 to 1976.