Angie Howard provides executive level consulting, specializing in strategic energy and utility issues as well as public affairs, communications, and leadership development.  She has extensive contacts and relationships with energy industry and policy executives and organizations throughout the country and globally. She consults with both commercial and governmental organizations in the nuclear and energy fields.

Angie was an executive officer with the Washington, DC based Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) from 1996 until her retirement in 2009.  During her years with NEI she was responsible for the Institute’s communications, external affairs, public policy, and member relations activities.  She represented NEI with policy, industry, academic and international organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to joining NEI, Ms. Howard was vice president and director of industry relations and information services for the Atlanta-based Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, joining INPO in 1980 to establish external and internal communications for the Institute.  She also was involved in the formation of the World Association of Nuclear Operators and its communication and external policies.  Before joining INPO, Ms. Howard was employed by Duke Power Company in various communications and nuclear information management positions from 1969 to 1980.

Angie received a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business.  She has completed the Reactor Technology Program for Utility Executives sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Academy for Nuclear Training.  Ms. Howard is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Nuclear Society.  She serves on the Steering committee for U.S. Women in Nuclear and was the recipient of the 2009 Women in Nuclear Global Leadership Award.