Brent Wilhelm

Nuclear Energy Technology and Economics Analyst

OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

Brent Wilhelm is a Nuclear Energy Analyst in the Division of Nuclear Technology and Economics within the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). At the NEA, Brent works to advance priorities of NEA member countries on issues related to small modular reactors (SMRs). He is also Technical Secretary to the Generation IV International Forum (GIF), where he supports global R&D efforts in gas-cooled reactor technologies and the use of Gen-IV reactor technologies for non-electric applications.

Prior to this role, Brent worked for the Government of Canada as a Nuclear Science and Technology Advisor with Natural Resources Canada, where he informed analysis on nuclear energy technologies in support of Canada’s strategic policies. He has also worked at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Bell Canada, and GreenBug Energy, where he gained practical experience in clean energy technology development and the management of infrastructure implementation projects.