The lakeChime Team, Technology

Leadership

Amir Kouhestani  is CEO of lakeChime PPRS, Inc.  He has a broad range of knowledge in the field of nuclear energy, with more than 30 years of experience in project and program management, environmental remediation, decommissioning, interagency coordination, and nuclear energy regulatory processes.  His federal service includes 15 years of service with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  

Mr. Kouhestani is an expert on the financing and commercialization of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs); he understands how to navigate the NRC regulatory process and overcome obstacles in getting SMR designs certified to meet NRC’s complex safety standards.

His efforts are focused on SMRs, energy, environment, and sustainability and their interconnectedness and impact on national security.  Mr. Kouhestani’s lakeChime team and partners include prominent experts in SMR science at National Laboratories, technology development, licensing, A&E, EPC, OEM, and commercialization.