Apr 28, 2020
Leslie Compton Kass joins Olu on the latest episode of Titans of
1) Leslie Kass is the Executive Vice President of the Technical center at TC Energy, working to make sure TC Energy is a learning organization. She also sits on the board of Bruce nuclear power plant, which TC energy is a joint investor.
2) Leslie believes now is the best time for energy companies to embrace effective communication strategies for the public and the local communities that they work in, taking an active role in telling the story of how they as the nuclear industry are adding value to the economy and providing clean-carbon free energy.
3) Nuclear energy will remain an important part of the energy mix for many years to come, as nuclear is one of the most viable options for baseload capacity while generating zero emissions.
4) Leslie recalls her time spent at NEI during the Fukushima accident and the crisis control she was part of managing, the responsibility of communicating and getting real facts out to a panicking public is particularly difficult but with strong collaboration between companies and individuals in the industry it was made possible.
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