Andrew Holland

Chief Executive Officer

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Andrew Holland is the Chief Executive Officer of the Fusion Industry Association. Located in Washington, DC, Holland has worked at the intersections of science, energy, policy, and politics for two decades. He’s the author of the “Fusion Power – A 10 Year Plan for American Energy Security,” first published in 2013, laying out a roadmap for American leadership in fusion. He led the American Security Project's energy and climate work, rising to COO, and worked in the U.S. Senate as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel. He holds a MSc. in International Strategy and Economics from the University of St. Andrews and currently resides in Alexandria, VA.

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Dr Melanie Windridge

Director, Communications

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Dr. Melanie Windridge is UK-based Director of the Fusion Industry Association, responsible for Communications.  A physicist and communicator with expertise in energy and new technology, she holds a PhD in plasma physics/fusion energy from Imperial College London and is Communications Consultant for UK fusion company Tokamak Energy.  She has over a decade of experience in promoting a better understanding of science through writing, public lectures, video and audio channels.  Melanie is an award-winning science writer, author of Star Chambers: The Race for Fusion Power and Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights


In her personal projects she likes to combine her scientific knowledge and experience with her love of adventure.  Follow Melanie's adventures at

Fusion Industry Association

800 Maine Ave. SW, Suite 223

Washington, DC 20024

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