Mike Smith joined The Ux Consulting Company, LLC (UxC) in March 2008 and holds the position of Executive Vice President. He has 25 years of experience in the nuclear fuel cycle, having served in senior consulting and management roles at Booz Allen Hamilton and NAC international. Mr. Smith started his career as a nuclear engineer in the fuel and licensing divisions of a U.S. utility.
At UxC, Mr. Smith manages the company’s government-related business and contributes to the wide range of products and services that the company offers covering the front and back end of the nuclear fuel cycle. This includes the management of consulting projects for commercial customers and the development and support of models and databases the underpin some of UxC’s client products.
As a Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton from 2006 to 2008, Mr. Smith led the firm’s efforts on various nuclear nonproliferation programs and nuclear energy initiatives. He managed work for offices of the National Nuclear Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and led corporate efforts to capture new government and industry programs related to nuclear energy, nonproliferation, and material protection, control and accounting.
From 1988 to 2006, Mr. Smith worked for NAC International, holding Senior Consultant and Director roles with the Atlanta-based company. At NAC, he directed the work of staff consultants, analysts and programmers in the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of nuclear fuel cycle information for government and commercial clients. During his tenure, Mr. Smith served as an expert nuclear fuel cycle consultant to NAC clients, the International Atomic Energy Agency, Cable News Network, Nuclear Threat Initiative, and DOE; leader of the program to redesign the company’s nuclear fuel cycle information system; expert advisor in the development and operation of the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System.
Prior to 1988, Mr. Smith was lead engineer for nuclear fuel management and licensing projects for Arkansas Power & Light Company.