Small Modular Nuclear Reactors or SMnRs have attracted a significant amount of interest in Canada, related to their potential role toward decarbonizing Canada’s future. 

A panel, comprised of Jeff Bonham, project director, Fluor and Terry Jamieson, executive consultant, New Nuclear Development Strategy and Advice, Andy Hayward, director of Advanced Reactor Development for NB Power and James Ward, general manager, NSMDC will unpack unique opportunities regarding the deployment of SMnRs in Canada, including a discussion on technologies, international perspectives, stakeholder engagement, power production costs and their applicability in green hydrogen production. 

The webinar will be hosted by David Mercer, director, head of Technology and Sustainability for Fluor Canada. Opening and closing remarks will be provided by Bemal Mehta, managing director, Energy Intelligence, for JWN Energy and geoLOGIC Systems. 

Join us on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 9 a.m. MT for this insightful one-hour discussion. Can't make the event? Register anyway and we will send you the recording.

Meet your panelists

Jeff Bonham is a project director at Fluor with 18 years of electrical engineering, field engineering, contracts, and project management experience. He has field and project management experience on small and large-scale capital projects. Over the past two years, he has applied his breadth of conventional oil and gas experience to lead the implementation of Fluor’s nuclear energy strategy in Canada and to support initiatives related to carbon capture and hydrogen.


Terry Jamieson has over 40 years of experience in the Canadian nuclear industry, both in the private and public sectors. He holds a BASc and an MASc in nuclear engineering from the University of Toronto. He is also a Certified Advanced Technology Manager and is a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. Following a 25-year consulting career, he joined the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) in the role of Vice President of the Technical Support Branch, where he managed a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to safety, security and safeguards in the Canadian nuclear industry. He currently provides technical, competitive intelligence and proposal writing services to government agencies, private sector firms and not-for-profit organizations. His technical focus is on the safety and licensing aspects of Small Modular Reactors in the areas of steam production for district heating and grid-scale applications.

Andy Hayward has been with Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station for 15 years in various managerial capacities, most recently as chief nuclear engineer. Prior to that Andy worked in the specialty cellulose industry up to and including general management of a mill complex in northern Quebec and was involved in construction and commissioning of two conventional power generation facilities.



James Ward has a substantial background in business operations, business planning, community development and consulting. One of his key responsibilities is to provide leadership as General Manager to the North Shore Micmac District Council and also the Anqotum AAROM (Aboriginal Aquatic Resource & Ocean Management).