International Conference on Quality Leadership and Management in the Nuclear Industry
15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop
16-19 July 2018 – Ottawa Canada

Craig Sellers

President & Chairperson – 2217313 Ontario Inc.

Over 39 years of extensive experience in the field of Nuclear Generation including: Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Management


As Vice President of Engineering & Modifications and Chief Nuclear Engineer responsibilities included:

  • Responsible for leadership of all elements of Nuclear Engineering for OPG and for the OPG Nuclear modification portfolio
  • Administered a base budget of approximately 76M$ and a project budget of approximately 280M$
  • Ensured OPG Engineering programs meet applicable codes and standards
  • Lead and directed staff of approximately 700 to achieve high standards of performance in Engineering and the execution of projects and modifications
  • Chairperson for the Asset Investment Screening Committee

As Chief Engineer, Nuclear New Build responsibilities included:

  • Responsible as the OPG Design Authority for New Nuclear
  • Established the New Build Engineering organization
  • Provided technical, design and operations input to support Infrastructure Ontario in the selection of the preferred new nuclear technology option
  • Participated as the OPG member on the technical and integration subcommittees and ensured that OPG interests were maintained
  • Lead a group of technical experts to support the required technical and safety analysis review process for the design, licensing and environmental assessment of the selected technology
  • Established the Engineering and QA governance for the new build project

As the President and Chairperson of 2217313 Ontario Inc. responsibilities included:

  • Provided management consultation services for engineering and construction companies
  • Developed strategies to improve efficiency and effectiveness when working with industry partners
  • Enhanced and strengthened business relationships and business development
  • Provided assessments to Nuclear Utilities to enhance effectiveness
  • Developed strategies for Nuclear Utilities to deal with emergent regulatory issues

As the Vice President – OPG Projects RCM Technologies responsibilities included:

  • Overall project management of engineering and nuclear procurement services to support the EPC Master Services Agreement with OPG
  • Ensure effective alignment with Construction lead partner
  • Establish business development opportunities to broaden scope of work
  • Acquisition of staff and engineering capabilities to support work flow

As the Vice President Engineering and Chief Engineer RCM Technologies responsibilities include:

  • Leadership for the RCM Canada engineering function
  • Approval of all engineered products for the Canadian RCM client base
  • Development and training of engineering staff
  • Ensuring engineered products meet Canadian codes and standards

University of Toronto (1978) – Bachelor of Applied Science, Chemical Engineering
Licensed Shift Supervisor Pickering NGS-A 1993
Graduate Senior Nuclear Plant Manger Program 1998

Sept 2009 – present President & Chairperson 2217313 Ontario Inc.
Oct 2013 – Dec 2014 VP Engineering & Chief Engineer RCM Technologies
May 2012 – May 2013 Vice President – OPG Projects RCM Technologies
1979 to June 2009 Ontario Power Generation Inc. (and Ontario Hydro)
May 2008 – June 2009 Chief Engineer, Nuclear New Build
2006 – April 2008 VP Engineering & Modifications & Chief Nuclear Engineer
2005 – 2006 Director, Supply Planning, Nuclear Supply Chain
2003 – 2005 Director, Restart Engineering, Pickering A
2001 – 2002 Senior Manager, Plant Design, Pickering B
1999 – 2001 Manager, Maintenance Production, Pickering B
1998 – 1999 Engineering Manager, Pickering B
1993 – 1998 Technical Superintendent, Pickering A
1990 – 1993 Shift Supervisor, Pickering A
1984 – 1990 Technical Supervisor
1979 – 1984 Commissioning Engineer/ Assistant Technical Supervisor

Professional Engineers Ontario – 1981
WANO/INPO Evaluation Millstone NPP USA 2002
WANO Technical Support Mission Koeberg NPP South Africa 2002
CNSC / Pickering A Licensing Hearing – 2005
CNSC / Darlington Licensing Hearing – 2007/2008
IAEA Convention of Nuclear Safety Vienna Austria 2008
OEB Rate Hearings 2008
NSRB member for Black & McDonald 2013, 2016 to present
NSRB member for Bruce Power 2014 to present
Chairperson for the CSA N299 subcommittee 2015 to present
IAEA technical support mission to Malaysia (MNPC) 2015
IAEA technical support mission to Vietnam 2016
Refurbishment Construction Review Board Darlington 2017 to present


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