Rafael Ledesma

Europe Commercial Regional Director

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH)

Rafael Ledesma since fall 2024 is the Europe Commercial Regional Director for GE
Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) with over 30 years of experience in the nuclear sector.
He acts as GEH Sales Executive being responsible to integrate all related Services,
Fuels, and Advance Nuclear business in the region.
Before this role, for 24 years Rafael covered key technical and commercial leadership
positions, being responsible for the GEH Operations in Latin America managing complex
multidisciplinary international projects, including the GEH - Hitachi Nuclear GE (HNGE)
first deployment in America, Before joint GE, Rafael work for 10 years in the Mexican
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in Mexico City, including one year in the USA
NRC Headquarters in Rockville, MD.
Rafael earned a bachelor’s in science, physics and has completed all courses for
master’s in sciences and for philosophical doctorate in nuclear physic at Mexico National
University (UNAM). Also, Rafael became certified as Senior Reactor Operator Inspector
by USNRC (Chattanooga, TN training center).