The management structure of the consortium is designed to facilitate and promote the research being undertaken and to ensure it is relevant to key challenges facing the UK nuclear industry.
The Director – Professor Michael Fairweather – and the Consortium Manager – Dr Lois S. Tovey – are responsible for functional management of the consortium.
The Academic Leadership Team comprises of the Director and Consortium Manager and established researchers who are all leading academics in their field with extensive records of research leadership, collaborative projects with the nuclear industry, and training of research staff. The team deals with any exclusively academic matters arising from management of the consortium.
The Management Board is made up of the Academic Leadership Team and representatives from our industry project partners. The board has responsibility for ensuring that the consortium delivers against its objectives and providing strategic leadership.
The International Advisory Group includes the Management Board and all academic investigators, as well as industrialists and government department representatives involved in complementary research activities internationally. They provide advice on the scientific programme and ensure its continued relevance.
IAG members include representatives from Atkins, AWE, Bam Nuttall, BEIS, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Catholic University of America, Cavendish Nuclear, Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, Costain, Eden Nuclear & Environment, Environment Agency, EPSRC, Fraser Nash, IAEA, Jacobs, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, LLWR, Longenecker & Associates, National Nuclear Laboratory, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Nuvia, PNNL, RWM, Sellafield, SRNL, Thornton Tomasetti, Tuv-Sud Nuclear Technologies, Urenco, US DoE and Wood.
The Facilities and Impact cross-cutting activities are overseen by small academic committees which report into the management board.