J. Barnie Beasley, Jr.
Former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Co., a subsidiary of Southern Co.
Director Since: 2014
Mr. Beasley served as an independent nuclear safety and operations expert to the board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, a large electric utility in the southeastern United States, from 2011 to 2014. Retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, the nuclear operating company subsidiary of an electric utility (2005-2008). Mr. Beasley was formerly a director of EnergySolutions, Inc. (2008-2013), and he has served as an advisor to that company since 2014.
Mr. Beasley’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his nuclear expertise as the chief executive officer of the nuclear operating company subsidiary of Southern Company and his experience in the utility industry and as a public company director.
Mr. Beasley is an independent director.
Committee Membership: Audit, Nuclear Oversight (Chair), Policy