Francis Cameron is a Nuclear Safety Consultant to Talisman. He has over 30 years experience in the legal, policy, and technical aspects of the licensing and regulation of the use of nuclear materials, as well as with the preparation of environmental reviews for energy and natural resources projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). He had held senior positions with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) technical staff in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research and later as a senior attorney and Assistant General Counsel in the NRC's Office of the General Counsel. Mr. Cameron also has a national reputation for his expertise in the area of public outreach and conflict management. His public outreach experience includes the design and facilitation of numerous public meetings and listening sessions on controversial issues, and the facilitation of collaborative processes to address generic rulemaking and policy issues, including negotiated rulemakings and advisory committee work. He has also advised the staff of numerous government and private sector entities on how to present material to the public on controversial issues, including crisis communication on nuclear emergencies. He brings all of these skills to assisting the private sector, nonprofits, and government in addressing organizational challenges, transition, and change. Mr. Cameron's combination of legal and analytical skills, his solid grounding in the technical aspects of the use of nuclear materials, and his conflict management skills, bring a unique holistic approach a wide variety of private sector and government needs and issues.
Mr. Cameron holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.A in Natural Resources Management from the University of Rhode Island, and a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.