Mark Peters

Mark Peters is the Executive Vice President for National Laboratory Management & Operations at Battelle with responsibilities for oversight of U.S. Department of Energy and Department of Homeland Security national laboratories. Previously, he was director of Idaho National Laboratory and president of Battelle Energy Alliance, whose mission focuses on nuclear energy, national and homeland security, and energy and environmental science and technology. He managed this national laboratory in multiple nuclear and nonnuclear experimental facilities, with an annual budget of over $1.4 billion.

He served as chairman of the National Laboratory Directors’ Council. He also served as the associate laboratory director for Energy and Global Security at Argonne National Laboratory. He is a senior adviser to the DOE on nuclear energy technologies, research and development programs, and nuclear waste policy. He is called upon to advise in formulation of policies for nuclear fuel cycles, nonproliferation, and nuclear waste disposal.