REPOWER Program Director

Jon-Michael is responsible for driving forward the strategic vision and implementation of key REPOWER projects. Jon-Michael joined Terra Praxis from the Clean Air Task Force (CATF) where, as the Nuclear Policy Manager, he developed and advocated for policies to promote the development and deployment of advanced nuclear energy technologies in the United States and globally. Prior to his time at CATF, Jon-Michael served as a Policy Fellow in U.S. Department of Energy’s Office (DOE) of International Affairs working on international climate and clean energy engagement, including in such fora as the Clean Energy Ministerial and UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties. Jon-Michael also worked to promote U.S. trade and export competitiveness at the International Trade Administration (ITA), primarily working on ITA’s civil nuclear energy portfolio.  

Formerly, Jon-Michael served as a nuclear operator in the U.S. Navy, stationed on an aircraft carrier out of Japan, after which he explored entrepreneurship and worked in the private sector in Thailand.

He received a master’s in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University, a master’s in Environmental Management from Yale University, and a Bachelor of Sience in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Thomas Edison State University.