Thomas A. Christopher

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Thomas A. Christopher, Board of Directors

Thomas A. Christopher serves on the Board of Directors for Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), which is a leader in energy and environmental products and services for power and industrial markets worldwide.

He most recently served as Vice Chairman of AREVA NP Inc., and from 2000 to 2009, served as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

From 1973 to 2000, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Westinghouse, including serving as the Vice President and General Manager of Siemens/Westinghouse Power Services Divisions. He spent six years with the U.S. Navy in the nuclear submarine force, holding the naval reactors engineer certification as a lieutenant.

Christopher earned a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, a master's degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master of business administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He also served on the Nuclear Energy Institute's Board of Directors from 2000 to 2008.