Numark Associates Inc.

Brian Grimes
Senior Executive Consultant

Brian Grimes - Senior Executive Consultant


  • MS, Nuclear Engineering, University of Washington, 1964
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, 1962
  • Graduate courses in Engineering Administration, George Washington University, 1970-1971
  • International School of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, 1963-1964

Areas of Specialization/Experience

  • Project management and engineering management
  • Reactor licensing (construction, operation)
  • Design and licensing basis reconstitution
  • Probabilistic risk assessment
  • Quality programs
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Team inspection management
  • Safety conscious work environment (Safety Culture)
  • Decommissioning
  • Release criteria
  • Configuration management
  • Research and advanced reactor safety assessment

Previous Positions

  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)/Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), 1971-1996:
    • Deputy Director and Acting Director, Division of Reactor Program Management (1995-1996)
    • Director, Division of Project Support (1994-1995)
    • Director, Division of Operating Reactor Support (1992-1994)
    • Director and Deputy Director, Division of Reactor Inspection and Safeguards (1987-1992)
    • Director, Division of Quality Assurance, Vendor and Technical Training Center Programs (1985-1987)

Recent Recognition

  • American Nuclear Society Walter H. Zinn Award for ongoing leadership and mentoring of future leaders, and leadership in regulating nuclear energy systems, 2018
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