In his current position, Mr. Bonsall manages the business development and related program activities for advanced light water reactors in AREVA's New Plants Deployment organization. The advanced plant presently being marketed and introduced into North America by the company is the US EPR (Evolutionary Power Reactor), a large, 1600 MWe, 4-loop pressurized water reactor.


Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bonsall worked in various capacities for Duke Energy Corporation for 22 years from 1980 until 2002 where he managed a wide range of both nuclear and nonnuclear engineering and technical service activities. He was executive vice president at Duke Engineering & Services in 2002 when it was acquired by AREV A. Mr. Bonsall began his engineering career in 1971 working 9 years for Babcock & Wilcox Company in the nuclear reactor group in Lynchburg, Va.


Mr. Bonsall is a registered professional engineer in both North and South Carolina. He is a past president of the Piedmont Carolina's section of the American Nuclear Society. Mr. Bonsall graduated from Rutgers University where he received his BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering.