Paul Murphy, NECG Affiliate

Paul Murphy – NECG Affiliate

Paul is Managing Director of Murphy Energy & Infrastructure Consulting, LLC.

Paul focuses on multiple aspects of the nuclear industry – from legal and policy matters, including international regulatory and treaty frameworks and issues regarding nuclear liability, to strategies for creating and financing nuclear power programs and the identification and mitigation of associated risks – representing developers/owners, investors, lenders, and contractors on nuclear projects internationally.

Paul Murphy detailed CV (PDF)

He is recognized as an expert in the development and financing of nuclear power programs by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC), and the U.S. government.

Paul now also serves as the Co-Head of Public Finance & Government Relations for Cross River Infrastructure Partners, and he is an Affiliate of Nuclear Economics Consulting Group.  Paul is also the Chair of the Advisory Board for Segra Capital Management.  Paul is a member of the Advisory Board for the Global America Business Institute.  Paul has also served a member of ASME’s Technology Advisory Panel for Clean Energy.   Paul is a six-time appointee to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce’s Civilian Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC), and he serves on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s SMR Working Group.  Paul has also advised the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the U.S. Department of Energy on the development of legislation concerning U.S. nuclear exports.

Paul currently serves on the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Program team, which assists member states in developing nuclear power programs (Turkey, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan).  Paul regularly teaches financing, contracting, and project development for the IAEA, Argonne National Laboratory, and Texas A&M University for their international training programs, and he serves as a guest lecturer at the U.S. National Defense University and at Virginia Tech.  He has also taught specialized nuclear training programs on financing, contracting, project structuring, risk allocation, and SMRs for the U.S. Government and the nuclear planning authorities in Ghana, Uganda, and Ethiopia.

Paul is also a Senior Advisor to KPMG’s Power & Utilities group; he is Senior Advisor of Atomic Acquisitions; he is a Special Advisor to Radiant Energy Fund; and a Special Advisor (pro bono) to both 18for0 and the International Youth Nuclear Congress.  He also serves as a Consultant to Global Venture Consulting and as Special Advisor to The Nuclear Alternative Project.

Most recently, Paul served as Managing Director, Special Projects for the international law firm, Gowling WLG.  Prior to joining Gowlings, he was Special Counsel in the Washington, DC office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, and a member of the Global Project Finance group, leading Milbank’s nuclear practice.  Prior to Milbank, he served as Senior Counsel for Bechtel Power Corporation, supporting both the Nuclear and Fossil businesses as a transactional attorney involved in business development, proposal submittals, contract negotiations, procurement, and project execution.

Mr. Murphy is a graduate of Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and a graduate of Harvard Law School.  He is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.  He speaks and writes extensively on a variety of issues relating to the global nuclear industry.

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