Dhiaa M. Jamil

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Dhiaa Jamil is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Duke Energy, responsible for generation, transmission, project management and construction, environment, health and safety, as well as other related support functions.

Dhiaa has 40 years of experience in the energy industry. Previously, he served as President of the company’s regulated generation and Chief Nuclear Officer, where he was responsible for fleet integration and excellence strategy following the company’s merger with Progress Energy in 2012. Earlier in his career, he held various leadership roles at the Oconee, McGuire and Catawba nuclear stations, including station manager and site vice president. He was named Chief Nuclear Officer in 2008 and chief generation officer in 2009.

Dhiaa’s service extends into the energy industry and the community. He is currently a member of the National Nuclear Training Accrediting Board and serves on the boards of directors for Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (NEIL) and the Nuclear Energy Institute. He also serves as a trustee for the Duke Energy Foundation. Previously, he served on various utilities’ nuclear safety review boards.

Dhiaa received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He is also a registered professional engineer in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Dhiaa received the Bonnie E. Cone Lifetime Achievement Award from his alma mater. His leadership and passion for education have contributed to the development of the Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), benefiting both UNC Charlotte and the Charlotte region. He served as a member of the board of trustees at the university, advocating for students with financial needs and the region’s economic development.

Dhiaa resides in the Charlotte community.