ATMEA General Management
The ATMEA Company’s projects are governed by the General Management team and Board of Directors. Our governance structure involves the participation of ATMEA team members, as well as representatives from our parent companies AREVA and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).
Andreas Goebel, President and CEO
A native of Germany, Andreas Goebel earned a Master of Chemical and Process Engineering in 1982 from the Braunschweig University of Technology.
Mr. Goebel began his career in the nuclear industry at Siemens KWU as a design and project engineer. Over his nearly 10-year tenure at the company, he worked his way up to project manager for the pressurized water reactor (PWR) design, which was co-developed by Framatome and Siemens.
In 1993, he became a technical project manager for Nuclear Power International in Paris, coordinating the design phases of the European pressurized reactor (EPR).
In 2000, Mr. Goebel joined AREVA as project manager and was responsible for overseeing the modernization of two nuclear power plants in Ukraine.
Starting in 2003, he served as Deputy Project Director for the Olkiluoto 3 EPR project in Finland.
In 2010, he became head of AREVA’s Footprint Strategy and Planning Division for Engineering & Projects.
Mr. Goebel joined the ATMEA Company in 2013 and is currently President and CEO.
Yoshiki Ogata, Deputy CEO
Yoshiki Ogata is of Japanese origin and earned a Master of Nuclear Engineering in 1983 from The University of Tokyo. In the same year, he joined Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), a company at which he would work for more than three decades.
Mr. Ogata began his career as Water Reactor Engineer. He was assigned as Engineering Manager for Japanese new nuclear power plant construction project in 1996, and then took a leading role as Deputy General Manager for that project in 2006 including application for licensing permissions, basic design and construction plan.
In 2008, as General Manager of APWR Promoting Department, he supervised several projects for promoting the reactor of US-APWR into the United States such as the application for Design Certification to NRC, the technical support for promotion to new customers, the support US customers to apply for combined license, and so on.
In 2013, Mr. Ogata served as Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems, Inc., USA.
In 2014, he became Director of Global Nuclear Project Department of MHI to supervise the Turkey and Vietnam Projects, US-APWR and EU-APWR licensing activities and any other technical support for promotion to new customers.
Mr. Ogata was engaged in general management of ATMEA1 technology as Senior Chief Engineer at the beginning of 2015.
Mr. Ogata joined the ATMEA Company in 2015 and is currently Deputy CEO.