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As Managing Director, Shunsuke Utena provides strategic direction and leadership to Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe. He is also a corporate officer of Hitachi Ltd.
Since graduating from the Department of Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering at Waseda University in 1980, Shunsuke Utena has had a long and illustrious career with Hitachi. He joined Hitachi's Power Systems Company after fi nishing University, and went on to work across the nuclear business in the following decades.
He became General Manager of the Nuclear Systems business in 2007, and Senior Vice President & General Manager for global business development in 2008. Moving to the UK in 2015, he took charge of the Nuclear Power Projects division of Hitachi Europe, which formed the genesis of Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe when it was launched in 2016.
Adrian has over 35 years’ experience in power plant construction project management. Globally experienced, Adrian has held leadership positions in the UK, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and the USA. Adrian gained first-hand experience of ABWR construction as Executive Director of the Lungmen construction project in Taiwan. Adrian joined Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd. from GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Ltd. in summer 2017, as Executive Advisor to the Managing Director – and was assigned as Senior Engineering manager for Menter Newydd. He is currently acting as Interim project Director.
"As Managing Director, Shunsuke Utena provides strategic direction and leadership to Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe."