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The Board

Mike Weightman joined NNL’s Board as a Non-Executive Director in 2014, following his retirement as HM Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations and CEO of the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

He is well known internationally having been the Chair of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency’s Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities, is a member of the IAEA’s International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group, and led the IAEA’s Fukushima Fact Finding Mission to Japan in May/June 2011.

In addition to his role with NNL, Mike is an independent international advisor to the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi decommissioning body (NDF), the Japanese Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) and the Jordanian Government. He is a consultant to IAEA and the OECD’s NEA, and independent arbitrator for the Hinkley Point C project and an independent advisor to several engineering companies.

In 2013 he was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath for his services to nuclear safety.