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General Manager, U-Battery
Steve is U-Battery’s General Manager and leads its development. During his thirty year career at Urenco, Steve’s prior experience includes directing the company’s uranium activities and the successful delivery of commercial projects.
Team Lead, Canada, U-Battery
Sean is a professional engineer and an experienced technical contributor and integrator in a wide variety of multi-disciplinary projects, including new build programmes, nuclear safety assessments and licensing activities. Sean is currently the Director of Innovation at Kinectrics and is responsible for the company’s involvement in small modular reactors as well as other innovative technologies across the electricity sector.
Director of Government Affairs, U-Battery
Chris has responsibilities covering government affairs across the UK and supporting the organisation’s engagement in emerging markets. Chris’s specific focus is leading on government engagement and outreach activities to optimise standing and influence with external stakeholders, in support of strategic and commercial objectives.
Head of Business Development, U-Battery
David serves as Head of Business Development with responsibilities that include the development of Urenco’s front end fuel cycle capability for the next generation of advanced reactors. David holds an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Surrey and a Master of Business Administration from London Business School.
Project Director, U-Battery
Paul is responsible for managing the delivery of the U-Battery activities and brings 37 years of experience in projects, operations and engineering from the nuclear, oil and gas, and chemical sectors. He has worked for several multi-national companies, managing large teams to deliver work in complex environments, including nuclear power generation and nuclear new build.
Senior Commercial Manager, U-Battery
Peter is the lead for procurement, techno-commercial assessment and financial control. He has worked in the chemicals, energy and professional services sectors, including roles within engineering and design management, financial deal advisory, procurement management and industrial commercial management. He remains the Urenco procurement global lead for energy and utilities.
Principal Engineer, U-Battery
John is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Visiting Professor at the School of Engineering, University of Liverpool. He has more than 40 years of experience in the nuclear industry including reactors, irradiated fuel processing, fuel storage and waste treatment plants.
Technical and Licensing Lead, Canada, U-Battery
Andrew has more than 15 years of experience in the Canadian nuclear industry with multi-disciplinary projects in the areas of safety, licensing and operational support. He has managed a number of technically complex projects for various clients, including small modular reactor licensing, regulatory and design review support. Andrew was intimately involved in the review of vendor documentation for potential New Nuclear Build in Ontario, as well as licensing support and technical reviews of new reactor design options for Canadian licensees.
Director of Specialist Consultancy and Defence, Critical Mission Solutions-International, Jacobs
Andrew is responsible for leading Jacobs SMR strategy and delivery for Gen III and Gen IV reactor power plants. He has a technical degree in Chemical Engineering plus a Masters degree and Diploma in Business and has over 25 years’ experience in providing technical engineering delivery into the process industry.
Vice President Technology & Consultancy, Critical Mission Solutions-International, Jacobs
Greg has 30 years’ experience in the nuclear industry and has spent 20 years in business leadership positions. He is responsible for all aspects of Wood’s 650 strong Technology & Consultancy business which is part of Jacobs Critical Mission Solutions business. This business combines the strength of the wider Jacobs global business with the Wood Nuclear expertise which it acquired in March 2020.
Chief Technologist, Advanced Reactors Group, Critical Mission Solutions-International, Jacobs
Richard is a Chief Technologist within the Jacobs Advanced Reactor Group and a key member of the U-Battery project team responsible for developing the design of the reactor power plant to date and the consequent research and development programmes for the primary and secondary systems. Richard has 35 years of experience working on advanced reactor systems featuring gas and liquid metal coolants. He has served as the Co-ordinator of two Euratom projects on the development of high temperature gas-cooled fast spectrum reactors (GCFR STREP and GoFastR) and is a Visiting Professor for Nuclear Energy Systems at the University of Manchester.
Thermal Performance and Analysis Lead, Kinectrics
Mei has worked in the Canadian nuclear industry since 2003 specialising in thermal hydraulic analysis, thermal performance modelling and safety analysis. She has developed various operational safety and licensing cases focused on the application of thermal hydraulic models for nuclear utilities and is highly experienced in leading large, multi-disciplinary projects. Mei is currently leading the development of the U-Battery thermal performance assessments.
Project Engineer, Canada, Kinectrics
Kellie is an associate analyst in the Nuclear Safety and Licensing Division at Kinectrics, specialising in new nuclear developments including small modular reactors and new builds in Ontario. She has significant experience in the areas of operational nuclear safety, licensing and regulatory support for new and existing utilities, and project management.
Partnership and innovation Leader, Laing O'Rourke
Adam is Partnership and Innovation Leader within the Engineering Excellence Group at Laing O’Rourke. Adam works with clients, industry and academic partners to promote innovation in business opportunities and develops enhanced capabilities through internal and collaborative research, development and education.
Chief Technologist, University of Manchester
Tim is the Westinghouse Chair in Nuclear Fuel Technology at the University of Manchester. Prior to joining the University, he was the Senior Research Fellow for Fuels and Reactor Systems at the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory, where he retains the position of Associate Fellow.