Michael McMurphyMichael A. McMurphy is an experienced Board Member with a proven history as an executive in the nuclear and energy industry for more than 30 years. He is a United States Air Force veteran, and served on the DOE legal staff before joining COGEMA, Inc. Michael became the U.S. CEO of COGEMA, Inc. (subsequently AREVA NC, Inc.) within 3 years of joining the company. and served on multiple boards including B&W Fuel Company, Pathfinder Mines, Sonora Gold. AREVA, Inc, SGN (French Engineering Company), and Transnuclear. He was a member of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s board for 10 years, and served on the advisory council of Texas A&M nuclear engineering department. From 2008 to 2013, he served in Paris as Senior Executive Vice President of AREVA, SA, and was the only non-European on the company's Executive Committee. Michael was a Board Member of several French companies, as well as Eurodif and SET, two uranium enrichment companies with multi-national shareholders. Upon return to the U.S, he served as Exec VP and Vice Chair of AREVA, Inc. until his retirement in 2014. He serves on the Boards of Orano Federal Services, and Orano Med, which has developed cancer treatments. Michael is a graduate of the USAF Academy (BS), St. Mary's University (M.A.), and The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., honors). He is admitted to practice before several courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Michael is a Chevalier, La Legion d'Honneur (the highest French award) as well as Chevalier, Ordre National du Merite, and earned two Meritorious Service Medals while serving active duty USAF.