Peter Prozesky was appointed WANO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in December 2015 and officially took up the position on 1 January 2016.
Peter has 39 years of experience in the power generation business, starting his career with Eskom in 1979, at Koeberg Power Station in South Africa where he performed various roles. In 1989, he went on sabbatical to the nuclear division of Taiwan Power Company, studying management techniques and plant operations.
On his return from Taiwan, Peter worked at Eskom until 2005 in positions including Plant Manager of Malta Power Station, Plant Manager of Koeberg Power Station, Site Vice President of Koeberg Power Station, and Generation Safety and Assurance Manager.
In 2005, he joined British Energy, which later became EDF Energy, as Head of Operations (East). He later occupied roles including Head of Supply Chain and Outage Management; and Chief Nuclear Officer responsible for corporate oversight of Sizewell, Torness and Heysham B nuclear power plants. In 2013, he became Continuous Improvement and Operations Support Director.
Peter has a Bachelor of Science degree (with Honours) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town; a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Reactor Science and Engineering from the University of London; a Business Management Diploma from the University of Stellenbosch; and a Senior Reactor Operator’s Licence.