Senior Vice President, LLC & Chief Representative of TerraPower China Office
Jimmy Wang is TerraPower’s Chief Representative in China, with the primary responsibility of managing the company’s relationship with the Chinese government and local companies. He has over 40 years of experience in the power industry in a variety of technical and management positions. Wang has a M.S. degree in Structural Mechanics from Tennessee Technological University and a B.S. degree in Structural Engineering from Cheng Kung University. He is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Connecticut.
From 2008 - 2012, Wang served as the Deputy General Manager for the China Nuclear Power Engineering Company, the main engineering subsidiary of China Guangdong Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC) to design and build more than 18 units of new nuclear units, including CPR1000, AP1000 and EPR plants. Wang was part of the Executive Management team in overseeing all the company’s operations and responsible for its international business development effort.
Prior to this assignment, Wang spent 34 years with Bechtel Power Company. From 2003-2008, he was the Vice President of Bechtel China from 2003 to 2008 in charge of power generation. Wang was responsible for the business development effort in promoting the AP1000 Generation III Plant in China. He also served as Bechtel Power’s senior business development manager and a vice president for its subsidiary in Taiwan from 1991 to 2002. Wang has also been involved in various roles in nuclear power plant and combined cycle gas turbine power plants, including design engineer, engineering supervisor, project engineer and project manager positions for projects in the United States and Taiwan.