Canada’s Approach to Long-Term Management of Used Nuclear Fuel

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The Global America Business Institute (GABI) would like to invite you to a special event on Canada’s Approach to Long-Term Management of Used Nuclear Fuel.

**Ms. Laurie Swami – President and CEO, Nuclear Waste Management Organization
**Ms. Elena Mantagaris – Director of Government and External Relations, Nuclear Waste Management Organization

Ms. Laurie Swami is the President and CEO of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) of Canada. She was appointed to the role in 2016, and is responsible for implementing Canada’s plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel. Ms. Swami previously served as Senior Vice President of Decommissioning and Nuclear Waste Management at Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Her responsibilities included overseeing operation of OPG’s nuclear waste management facilities, as well as implementing OPG’s low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste deep geologic repository. She began her career at OPG in 1986 and held various roles with increasing responsibility in the Nuclear Division. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Chemistry from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business.

Ms. Elena Mantagaris is the Director of Government and External Relations at the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO). Since 2008, she has been responsible for outreach with Canada’s federal and provincial governments involved in the work of the NWMO. Previously, she worked for 10 years with several federal government departments and was responsible for strategic planning and communications initiatives.

The discussion is off-the-record.


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