Chairman & CEO
John L. Hopkins is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NuScale Power. Since assuming the role in 2013, John has led NuScale Power’s rapid development of its small modular reactor (SMR) technology, driven by over 700 dedicated staff and contractors. Smaller and simpler, NuScale’s SMRs is poised to re-position nuclear energy as the economic solution to meet the growing global demand for carbon-free energy.Mr. Hopkins is currently the Chairman of the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., an organization representing over three million small to large U.S. businesses. Mr. Hopkins is also a member of the Nuclear Energy Institute board of directors and a senior policy advisor at I Squared Capital, New York. Prior to joining NuScale Power, Mr. Hopkins held numerous executive positions in his 24 years of service with Fluor Corporation, a Fortune 150 international engineering and construction company. In addition to his executive and senior management responsibilities, he also served as the senior executive member of both the Fluor Netherlands and Fluor United Kingdom board of directors. Mr. Hopkins is a graduate of the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business.