George Felgate was appointed Managing Director of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) in September 2009.
Prior to this he worked at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) in the US for 26 years, where he served in a variety of leadership positions including Vice President of Plant Operations and Vice President of Analysis. Mr Felgate has also held positions with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station in Cape Town, South Africa, the Fast Flux Test Facility in the US, and the US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program.
Mr Felgate holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the US Naval Academy and a master's degree from the US Naval Postgraduate School. He is a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program.