Jonathan Hinze is Senior Vice President, International at The Ux Consulting Company, LLC (UxC). At UxC, he is responsible for a variety of consulting prod-ucts primarily related to the nuclear fuel and reactor markets. One of his main areas of focus is nuclear reactor developments and the global nuclear renaissance as well as the impacts of this growth on nuclear fuel demand and the reactor supply chain. Jonathan joined UxC in 2006 with over five years of experience in the nuclear industry. His areas of expertise include an in-depth knowledge of the international nuclear marketplace, nuclear technologies, government policies, nonproliferation, and the strong interplay between all of these forces on a domestic and international level.
Before coming to UxC, he worked as Manager, Energy Projects for the International Access Corporation (IAC), a research, consulting and marketing firm with offices in Washington and Tokyo. At IAC, he was responsible for research projects covering a range of nuclear engineering, policy, regulatory and related issues, and he also shared his time as an external management consultant to a group of U.S. experts working with Japanese nuclear utilities.
Prior to IAC, Jonathan worked nearly four years directly within the Japanese electric power industry, where he gained an excellent background in the international nuclear industry. As Research Analyst in the Washington office of the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC), he handled research on U.S. nuclear policies and industry developments as well as helped to coordinate numerous liaising activities between the Japanese and U.S. nuclear government and industry organizations.
In addition to the above, Jonathan has prior experience in positions in government, industry and education. He is trilingual (fluent in English, German, and Japanese), and has lived, studied, as well as worked in various countries, including the U.S., Germany, and Japan. Jonathan received a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Haverford College and a Master of Arts in International Trade and Investment Policy from the George Washington University.