Rachna was appointed President and CEO for CANDU Owners Group in December 2022. For 40 years, COG has been the preeminent organization providing collaborative R&D and information sharing to allow our members globally to achieve operational excellence.
With an expertise in nuclear safety and regulatory affairs, Rachna has also provided strategic advice on nuclear new builds, SMRs, refurbishment, radioactive waste management and emergency planning. Prior roles in the industry include senior positions with AECL, the Ontario Ministry of Energy, and Kinectrics. She has consulted for the IAEA and is a member of CSA. A strong supporter of diversity in the workplace, Rachna is a mentor and coach to emerging leaders in the industry.