John Williams

Southern Nuclear Operating Company

John B. Williams is the Nuclear Fuel Director for Southern Nuclear Operating Company. In this role, he is responsible for the supply, design, licensing, and operation of the nuclear fuel for the Southern Nuclear fleet of generating plants. Additionally, John is the Corporate Functional Area Manager for the Fuel & Reactor Engineering functional area.

John joined Southern Nuclear as an engineer at the Southern Nuclear Corporate Headquarters in 2005. He has nearly 20 years of experience in nuclear fuel, specifically reactor core design and licensing, dry storage of spent nuclear fuel, nuclear fuel procurement, and reactor engineering. Prior to joining Southern Nuclear, he served as a reactor core designer and reactor engineer for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

John serves on the Department of Energy Industry Advisory Board for the Advanced Fuel Program and is the Lead for the Nuclear Energy Institute ATF Working Group Safety Benefits Task Force.

John received his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife, Carol.

Nuclear Utility Fuel Advisory Board