Nuclear Seminar Series: skills, innovation and diversity


28 November 2019, 6.30 PM - 28 November 2019, 7.30 PM

Dr Fiona Rayment OBE

HH Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol


The role of Nuclear in the UK: skills, innovation and diversity

This presentation will focus on the role of nuclear in our economy, the nuclear sector deal and the people requirements identified within the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group strategic plan. It will bring out the importance of bringing experiences into the sector from a diverse range of areas to create future success.


Dr Fiona Rayment OBE is Executive Director of the Nuclear Innovation and Research Office (NIRO), a division of NNL. NIRO is charged with providing strategic nuclear advice to HM Government.

Her impressive career spans three decades in the UK and overseas. Her impact on the industry has been such that she was awarded the OBE in 2017 in recognition of her services to nuclear innovation and research. As Chair of the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group (NSSG), she is influential in driving major developments in the sector.

In collaboration with the National College for Nuclear


This seminar is being held in collaboration with the National College for Nuclear. Steve Naylor, Chair of the College Board will present the event.

South West Nuclear Hub Seminar Series 

The aim of the series is to highlight the scientific and engineering challenges which face nuclear energy and the multidisciplinary research which goes on to meet them. These evening seminars bring together the nuclear community from academia, industry and the general public providing an invaluable networking opportunity as well as an interesting talk!

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