NRC Names New Director of the Agency’s Office of Investigations

       Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Press Release

No: 18-032 July 23, 2018

CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs, 301-415-8200

NRC Names New Director of the Agency’s Office of Investigations

Edward “Andy” Shuttleworth has been selected as the new director of the agency’s Office of Investigations.

Shuttleworth most recently served as Acting Assistant Director for Intelligence at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security Investigations. He has held a number of leadership positions within HSI, including Deputy Assistant Director for Intelligence Operations; Director, DHS’s Human Smuggling Cell; Unit Chief, Intellectual Property Crimes Unit at the National Intellectual Property Rights Center; and Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Laredo, Texas.

“We are pleased to welcome Andy to our team,” said NRC’s Executive Director for Operations Margaret Doane. “He brings more than 30 years of law enforcement experience to the NRC, and will play a key role in upholding the agency’s mission of public health and safety.”

The Office of Investigations develops policy, procedures, and standards for conducting all NRC investigations of alleged wrongdoing by licensees and other entities. OI conducts and supervises investigations within the scope of NRC authority except those of NRC employees and contractors. OI maintains liaison with other agencies and organizations to ensure the timely exchange of information and makes appropriate referrals to the Department of Justice for prosecution of criminal violations.

Shuttleworth holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University, Troy, Ala.