David Blee serves as the president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Nuclear Industry Council, the leading business consortium advocate for nuclear energy and the promotion of the American supply chain globally. The Council represents more than 80 companies comprising the “Who’s Who” of nuclear energy across a broad mix of the U.S. supply chain, including key mover utilities, technology innovators, architect engineers and constructors, manufacturers, suppliers, and services companies.
Blee was appointed in 2016 to a third term on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He serves as the chairman of the CINTAC’s Subcommittee on Advocacy. Blee’s public service also includes appointments as a U.S. principal deputy assistant secretary of energy, director of public affairs for the Department of Energy and as a Congressional chief of staff.
Blee’s private-sector experience encompasses assignments as group executive vice-president for NAC International, where he directed U.S. and international business development as well as the NAC Worldwide Consulting Group. He is a former senior vice-president for Robinson, Lake, Lerer and Montgomery, a Wall Street-headquartered strategic communications firm.