Organisational structure and management teams
Local Management Team
The CNE was initially set up by Professor Robin Grimes FREng in 2007. Professor Bill Lee FREng took over as Director in November 2012 while Professor Grimes FREng remains as Founding Director. From 1st July 2016, former Deputy-Director Dr Mike Bluck has take over as Director.
|Dr Michael Bluck||Director|
|Prof Robin Grimes FREng||Founding Director|
|Dr Ben Britton||Director MSc in Advanced Nuclear Engineering / Deputy-Director|
|Prof Luc Vandeperre||Director ICO CDT in Nuclear Energy|
|Dr Mark Wenman||Director CDT in Nuclear Energy Futures|
|Dr Jonathan Tate||Administrator|
Miss Emma Wariss sadly passed away on January 29th 2019. Emma was instrumental in founding the CNE with Prof Robin Grimes, and gave fantastic service to subsequent Directors and the community she served.
CNE Management Committee
The CNE Management Committee (CNEMC) meets monthly. The CNEMC covers the day-to-day issues of running the centre, hears reports of nuclear issues in each Department, national and international issues, teaching, proposals and seminars.
|Dr Michael Bluck||Chair and Department of Mechanical Engineering Representative|
|Dr Ben Britton||Teaching Representative|
|Prof Robin Grimes FREng||CNE Founding Director|
|Prof Geoff Hewitt||Department of Chemical Engineering Representative|
|Dr Katerina Tsiampousi||Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Representative|
|Dr Mark Wenman||Department of Materials Representative|
|Dr Steve Garwood||Rolls Royce University Technical Centre Representative|
|Dr Michael Rushton||PDRA Representative|
|Miss Kathryn Yates||PhD Representative|
|Dr Jonathan Tate||Secretary|
CNE Nuclear Advisory Committee (NAC)
The CNE Nuclear Advisory Committee (NAC) is made up of leading nuclear industry representatives and it provides advice on the structure and content of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses and on the CNE's research foci and strategy.
The NAC meets in London once a year. The meeting takes the format of a mini-conference, including a business plan, departmental research presentations and an industry feedback session. The meeting concludes with a networking meal.
|Tony Kelly||Mott MacDonald|
|Rob Harrison||Rolls-Royce Plc|
|Bruce McKirdy||Nuclear Decommissioning Authority|
|Richard Stainsby||National Nuclear Laboratory|
|Sarah Williamson||Laing O'Rourke|
|Gavin Nicol||Weir Group|
|Joseph Savage||Horizon Nuclear Power|
|Neil Smart||Sellafield Ltd|
|Keith Parker||Nuclear Industry Association|
|Xavier Mamo||EDF Energy|
|Martin O'Brien||Culham Centre for Fusion Energy|
|Ben Lindley||Amec Foster Wheeler|