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Associate Laboratory Director, Plutonium Infrastructure

As Associate Laboratory Director of Plutonium Infrastructure, Mark Anthony oversees execution of the 30 pits-per-year mission through modernization of the TA-55 infrastructure and capabilities.

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Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony serves as Associate Laboratory Director for Plutonium Infrastructure (ALDPI) at Los Alamos National Laboratory. In this role, he oversees execution of the 30 pits-per-year mission through modernization of the TA-55 infrastructure and capabilities.

Mark has more than 32 years of experience leading complex technical organizations with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities, most recently at European Spallation Source (ESS), a $3.8 billion effort to build and operate the world’s most powerful neutron source for the European Research Infrastructure Consortium. In his role at ESS, based in Lund, Sweden, he served as Project Director and Deputy to the Director General responsible for delivery of the ESS Construction Project according to its baseline scope, schedule, and cost. Mark led divisions, subproject managers, and support teams in achieving project goals, especially acting to facilitate integration of work across the subprojects.

Prior to his role at ESS, Mark served as CEO for nuclear fuel and services at General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy responsible for approximately 10% of GE Nuclear Business and the EU region strategic direction for growth and order targets.

Mark served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years after high school and was stationed at several places at Paris Island in South Carolina, Twentynine Palms in California, Okinawa Japan, and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Following his service with the Marines, Mark has a BSME from Penn State University and a master's degree from Drexel University.