James Cross is a Senior Nuclear Consultant to Talisman. He formerly served as President of Generation and Power Supply and Chief Nuclear Officer of Duquesne Light Company. He participated in the sale of the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant. He also held the positions of Senior Vice President and Vice President, Nuclear at Duquesne Light Company. Mr. Cross previously served as Vice President of Generation at Portland General Electric Company, where he managed the retirement and decommissioning of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant. He also was Plant Manager of the Turkey Point Nuclear Plant. A graduate of the University of South Florida, Mr. Cross is certified for both pressurized water reactors (PWRs) and boiling water reactors (BWRs).
Mr. Cross received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida.