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Christofer M. Mowry

Chief Executive Officer

Christofer M. Mowry

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Mowry joined Type One Energy as CEO with over 30 years of global business leadership experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including clean energy technologies, power generation, oil and gas, automation, and process industries. He previously served as CEO of General Fusion, a Canadian-based company deploying a large-scale fusion demonstration facility in the UK. He was also the Founder and CEO of Generation mPower, a company formed to develop and commercialize nuclear fission technology.

Mowry has led numerous exceptional businesses including B&W Nuclear Energy, a division of The Babcock & Wilcox Company and WSI, a private equity-backed services and manufacturing company serving the global energy and petrochemical industries. After starting his career with the Philadelphia Electric Company and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, Mowry spent 10 years with GE Energy in various management roles, including President of GE Reuter-Stokes and General Manager of GE Hydro. He currently serves as Chairman of the global Fusion Industry Association (FIA). He earned degrees in Engineering and Astronomy from Swarthmore College and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University.

Ryan Guerrero

Chief Operating Officer

Ryan Guerrero

Chief Operating Officer

As Type One Energy’s Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Guerrero brings 25 years of experience in technology and innovation, including taking complex, large-scale aerospace and naval products from concept to market. His leadership expertise spans product design, integration, testing and commercializing cutting-edge propulsion and power generation technologies for application on nuclear submarines.

Guerrero was a Senior Director at Northrop Grumman for nearly two decades, leading the strategic development and production of next-generation nuclear-powered submarine capabilities. At Northrop Grumman, Guerrero held critical roles managing programs across a board and diverse portfolio of businesses. Before joining Northrop Grumman, he spent half a decade at Boeing on aircraft and space propulsion programs, including NASA’s Space Shuttle Program, as a Materials and Process Engineer.

Before joining Type One Energy, Guerrero was the Chief Technology Officer at General Fusion, establishing a robust Technology Commercialization Roadmap for the company, ushering in key capabilities in Program Management, Strategic Partnerships, and Quality Assurance.

Guerrero holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Charlie Baynes-Reid

Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

Charlie Baynes-Reid

Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

  • Legal and corporate finance
  • Experience in UK, Australia, Japan, US
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Founder & MD NewHold Enterprises
  • SVP Macquarie Capital
  • UK and US (NY Bar) qualified attorney

Mike Duffy

VP - Program Management Office

Mike Duffy

VP - Program Management Office

  • Chief Systems Engineer for leading renewable energy labs
  • Federal experience with NSA & DOE Oversight Offices
  • Academic credentials in Systems Engineering including numerous technical papers

Dr. John Canik

Chief Science Officer

Dr. John Canik

Chief Science Officer

A Type One Energy co-founder, Dr. John Canik serves as the company’s Chief Science and Engineering Officer. With over twenty years of high-impact fusion energy research and technical leadership of extensive science and engineering teams, Dr. Canik's expertise is substantial.

Before his tenure at Type One, he dedicated sixteen years to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, initially joining as a Eugene P. Wigner Fellow. His roles at ORNL included Group Leader for both the Theory and Modeling Group and the Experimental Plasma Physics Group, as well as Interim Director of the Fusion Energy Division. In these capacities, he managed progressively significant portions of ORNL's fusion program and served as the main liaison with the Department of Energy's Office of Fusion Energy Sciences.

He has coauthored over 140 fusion technical papers, including a seminal paper on stellarators.

Dr. Canik holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, along with a B.A. in Physics and Computer Science from New York University.

Kairus Tarapore

Chief People Officer

Kairus Tarapore

Chief People Officer

Kairus Tarapore brings over 30 years of diverse global experience to Type One Energy. He has previously served as Global Chief Human Resources Officer for 15 years at three multi-industry companies focused on technology, manufacturing, defense, and service/finance. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish International and The Child Center of NY.

Most recently, Tarapore was CHRO at Xylem, a leading global water technology company developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water and critical infrastructure challenges. Prior to that, he was the Chief Administrative Officer for BWXT (Babcock & Wilcox Company), a global provider of energy products and services and a defense contractor. He also served as CHRO for Ceridian Corporation and held several management positions at General Electric, in Human Resources and Six Sigma Quality across USA, Canada and India.

Tarapore earned a bachelor’s degree in Business from Sydenham College at the University of Bombay in India, a master’s degree in Human Resources from XLRI Jamshedpur, India, and completed the Advanced HR Executive Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is also a GE Six Sigma Quality Leader and Black Belt.

Matt Miles

Senior VP - External Affairs and Marketing

Matt Miles

Senior VP - External Affairs and Marketing

Matt Miles has more than 25 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including oil and gas, process, nuclear fission and, most recently, fusion. Prior to joining Type One Energy as Senior Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs, Miles spent seven years with General Fusion, where he successfully leading efforts to craft public policy, establish DOE programs benefiting private sector companies (such as INFUSE and the Milestone Program), develop the global end-user market, and guide appropriate regulatory frameworks for the fusion industry.

Miles headed international sales for Generation mPower, a leading Small Modular Reactor company, after successfully establishing a nuclear supply division within Edgen Murray Corp., a large, multinational steel supply company. He earned a B.S. in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University.

Dr. David Anderson

VP - Systems Engineering

Dr. David Anderson

VP - Systems Engineering

Dr. David Anderson is a co-founder of Type One Energy and currently serves as the VP of Systems Engineering. After having served as faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 42 years, Dr. Anderson retired as Emeritus Professor in 2022 to fully devote his efforts to Type One.

During his tenure at UW-Madison, Dr. Anderson assembled three stellarator systems, two of which were designed, built, and operated from scratch: the Interchangeable Module Stellarator, known for being the first modular coil device; and the Helically Symmetric Experiment, a device that demonstrated the breakthrough discovery of quasi-symmetry to improve plasma confinement.

Dr. Anderson’s expertise is widely recognized internationally. He serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Germany—which oversees both the Asdex Upgrade tokamak in Garching and the W7-X Stellarator in Griefswald—and as an External Reviewer for the Australian Research Council and the Helmholtz Association in Germany. Dr. Anderson is a U.S. DOE delegate to the International Energy Agency executive committee that coordinates worldwide stellarator research. He has also served as past president of the University Fusion Association and on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as many other strategic planning and advisory committees.

Annelise Malkus

Sr. Computational Physicist

Annelise Malkus

Sr. Computational Physicist

Annie first became interested in Computational Physics while working on her PhD in Neutrino Physics and then through academic and industry experience in medical imaging. In her free time, she likes to cook, garden, spoil her pet bird, and start needlework projects, but not finish them. She joined Type One Energy in July 2023. 
CJ Agpaoa

CJ (Constante) Agpaoa

Mechanical Engineer

CJ (Constante) Agpaoa

Mechanical Engineer

CJ is a mechanical engineer specializing in design and manufacturing in the fusion space. He's passionate about start-ups and turning ideas into reality. He hopes to leverage his skills in experience to push the boundaries of what's possible and make commercial fusion a reality.

Exceptional business & governance leadership complements our unique technical team, who share among them more than 150+ years, 500+ papers, 5+ stellarators … this team knows how to build a fusion plant.