Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Mike Meier is vice president of regulatory affairs for Southern Nuclear, a position he assumed in October 2014. He is responsible for all licensing and interface activities with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for Southern Nuclear’s fleet, including construction of Vogtle units 3&4. His additional responsibilities include fleet security, fleet environmental and fleet emergency planning. He is a member of the Southern Nuclear management council. Prior to joining Southern Nuclear, Meier served as vice president of corporate services at STP Nuclear Operating Co., where he also served as general manager of corporate services and manager of engineering programs. Previously, he worked at Entergy Operations’ Grand Gulf Nuclear Station; first in mechanical and civil engineering, then as manager of site business services. Meier holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree in human and organizational systems from Fielding University, an MBA from Millsaps College, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics and materials from Southern Illinois University. He also has a Senior Reactor Operator certification at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station and is a registered Professional Engineer.