John F. Painter
Bert Simpson Bio

Mr. Simpson is an Executive Consultant with over 40 years of experience in the electric utility business. This experience includes over 30 years in the operation and management of nuclear resources, including management of successful turnaround programs for lower performing nuclear resources. Mr. Simpson experience includes nuclear operations, training, licensing, materials, contracts, emergency planning, records management, environmental protection and safety. He also has experience managing nuclear engineering and nuclear engineering support groups. In addition, Mr. Simpson has a proven ability to manage large complex projects on tight timelines for the services company of a major northeast electric utility. Professional services managed include accounting, finance, human resources, supply chain management, information technology and legal services.

Before joining nFront Consulting, Bert Simpson served as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) Services Corporation. PSEG is a competitive energy company with operations primarily in the Northeast, and other select markets. Prior to being named President and COO, he was Senior Vice President-Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. He also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of PSEG Nuclear and Senior Vice President of Nuclear Engineering. Prior to joining PSEG, Mr. Simpson was Vice President-Nuclear Support for Arizona Public Service Company (APS), which operates the three-unit Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station and Vice President-Nuclear Engineering. He also held a number of managerial positions with Florida Power Corporation (now Duke Energy Florida) including Director-Nuclear Operations Engineering and Projects, Director-Nuclear Operations Site Support, and Director-Nuclear Operations Engineering and Licensing.