Chris Colbert

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Chris Colbert, Chief Financial Officer

Chris Colbert has served as CFO of NuScale since February 2021 and served as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer from 2014 to 2022. Previously, Mr. Colbert served as NuScale’s Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2014.


Mr. Colbert joined NuScale from UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC, where he was SVP for Projects and Services from 2007 to 2011. While at UniStar, Mr. Colbert was responsible for the deployment of the United States evolutionary power reactors (EPR) at UniStar’s existing nuclear power plant sites and the provision of licensing and other project development services to other United States EPR projects. Before joining UniStar, Mr. Colbert worked for a number of companies over nearly 15 years developing and financing over 6500 MW of fossil-fueled power projects. Mr. Colbert began his career at GE Aircraft Engines as an engineer and later transferred to the General Electric Company Corporate Audit Staff.


Mr. Colbert holds a B.S. in electrical engineering with a minor in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Walter A. Haas School of Business in Berkeley, CA. He is also a chartered financial analyst.