AREVA Vice President Products and Engineering for the Installed Base Business in North America
Carl Fisher | Energy Production & Infrastructure Center | UNC Charlotte
Appointed to the role of Vice President Products and Engineering for the Installed Base Business in North America, Carl Fisher draws on his 30 years of extensive domestic and international experience to lead this business line.
Fisher began his career in the nuclear field in the United States Navy, where he was involved in naval nuclear reactor operations and managed instrumentation and control startup, operations, maintenance, and commissioning activities. His global experience began when he started working for Duke Energy International in Hong Kong where he managed energy commercial development efforts in Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.
For Duke Energy International, Fisher served in a variety of roles most notably as the Commercial Development Manager and then the Project Director for the Tasmania Natural Gas Project, $400M project delivering natural gas to the energy constrained market of Tasmania, Australia for the first time.
Fisher joined AREVA in 2003 holding various management roles in the I&C and Electrical Systems organizations, Hardware Modernizations, and now the Installed Base Products and Engineering business line. During his time with AREVA, Fisher has implemented organizational changes and growth initiatives resulting in double digit growth. He currently leads a business line which includes Plant Engineering, NSSS Engineering, Electrical Products,, Mechanical Products, Commercial Grade Dedication, Qualification & Testing, Inventory Management, the Nuclear Parts Center, and Cyber Security. Key projects while at AREVA include the successful implementation of safety related digital I&C systems and variable frequency drive systems in the United States.
Fisher holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Queens University. He is a Professional Engineer and is licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina. In addition he is a certified Project Management Professional.
Fisher serves on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Board.