jimmccormacJim McCormac

Jim has over 40 years experience in the UK civil nuclear sector and an in depth knowledge of the Sellafield site in West Cumbria. The former owner/director of a multi –disciplined design consultancy with offices at Sellafield and on Merseyside. Subsequently was Business Development Director for MB Faber before undertaking BD consultancy roles for James Fisher Nuclear and Ansaldo Nucleare. An extremely confident, competent and innovative engineer by profession, Jim was granted Fellowship to the Institution of Engineering and Technology in 2002. A well connected Business Development professional with extensive knowledge of UK Nuclear Supply Chain

Key skills include.

  • Start up, management and development of SME`s
  • Business winning and Bid Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Mechanical Engineering Design Consultancy

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Dr Ian Hudson

Dr Ian Hudson has over 23 years’ experience in both the private and public sectors of the nuclear industry. An experienced senior manager with clear strategic vision and strong commercial experience in delivering challenging projects and business outcomes. This experience includes large scale capital projects, complex nuclear operations, negotiating & managing contracts and business development. This experience has been developed in all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and I especially enjoy the challenges of working internationally having worked extensively in the USA and been involved in a number of international collaborations.

In the last 10 years Dr Hudson has worked as Group Vice President within AECOMs Nuclear & Environment Services Group and at NDA was the Programme Director for Sellafield and Director for Engineering & Skills.

The key skills I offer include:

  • Development & delivery of business strategy
  • Assurance and delivery of large & complex programmes of work
  • Experienced executive in leading and developing dynamic high performing teams
  • Bid preparations & win strategies for large complex projects & operations
  • Strong understanding of corporate governance and company Boards

Professionally, Dr Hudson has a PhD in Chemistry and is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Chemistry and Nuclear Institute


Jean john-carineFlecher

Jean Flecher is a graduated engineer in Chemical Engineering. His early career involved a variety of roles in design, development and commissioning of nuclear fuel processing facilities, and also on various non-nuclear engineering projects.

Then Jean moved to the nuclear material transport business as Contract Director in charge of negotiating and implementing transport contracts, among which to be noted the contract with the Japanese Utilities for the transport of MOX fuel from Europe to Japan (in partnership with BNFL).

Until January 2016 Jean was Vice-President with AREVA in charge of developing the UK waste management and decommissioning market, this including the LLWR and Sellafield competitions, the UK New MOX Plant, and a number of Tier 2 projects among which the SDP project. Jean served as Board Director in a number of UK companies and joint ventures.

Key skills include:

  • In-depth knowledge of the nuclear industry needs and requirements
  • Corporate strategy development and implementation
  • 20+ years successful experience in business development and partnering


Dominicdominic-kane Kane

CPhys MInstP MSaRS

Independent Nuclear Safety Consultant with over 25 years’ experience in the nuclear industry, managing and providing safety cases for a wide variety of clients including Sellafield Ltd; Urenco and LLWR. Experienced Lead INSA Assessor having recently led the INSA of the safety cases for the PFCS Deflector Plate Removal and EDS Assay Suite Throughput Improvement Projects for Sellafield Ltd. Dominic has also chaired the HAZOP for the PFSP Pond Dewatering Project at Sellafield. Prior to that occupied the role of AREVA Safety Case Project Manager for the TMF Project on behalf of Urenco, managing a team of safety assessors to produce the TMF PCSR. Previously employed by Sellafield Ltd with responsibilities including project managing the delivery of the Magnox Sludge Storage Silos (MSSS) Box Encapsulation Plant (BEP) PCSR and the heavily shielded Engineered Product Store 3 PACSR. Previously a Health Physicist and Radiation Protection Advisor at BNFL Springfields (now Westinghouse). Chartered Physicist, Member of the Institute of Physics (CPhys MInstP), Graduate Member of the Society for Radiological Protection, and Member of the Safety and Reliability Society (MSaRS). Member of the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS).

The key skills I offer include:

  • Provides technical and strategic advice to support Nuclear Safety Case production for New Build and Decommissioning Projects in the UK and overseas. This includes advising on strategies to integrate engineering and safety as well as how best to leverage input from specialist safety disciplines (e.g. shielding, fire safety human factors etc.).
  • Experienced Independent Nuclear Safety Assessor/ Independent Peer Reviewer for radiological and hydrogen safety cases.
  • HAZOP/ HAZID Chair and Secretary.

Business Development of commercial opportunities within the nuclear industry.


Laura Crosslaura cross

CIPD qualified

Laura Cross is a CIPD qualified HR professional with over 20 years’ experience. Laura previously worked for the Sony Manufacturing Company UK and the Co-operative in an HR capacity.

In addition to providing a day to day HR and employment law support service, tailored to each individual client, Laura carries out specific HR projects and reviews or creates individual contracts of employment and Employee handbooks, which are specifically tailored to your business circumstances, rather than being a generic template.

These services have been provided in the belief that HR is at the heart of every business and therefore, if you can attract the best people, look after them and manage them well, your business will gain a significant commercial advantage over your competitors.

Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission.

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Stuartstuart bowe Bowe

Stuart has over 40 years experience in the UK nuclear sector and in particular extensive knowledge of Sellafield.

He has worked on over 90% of the UK nuclear licenced sites for companies such as BNFL, Magnox, Bechtel, and CH2M Hill,particularly in the area of Project and Programme Management He has experience of developing product and business streams and an excellent overall knowledge of the Nuclear Supply Chain. He has a very practical approach to the Nuclear Decommissioning market and has the ability to apply his knowledge to solving client problems in a “common sense” manner.

Key skills include:

  • Project Programme Management/Delivery
  • Nuclear Decommissioning planning and application
  • Business development
  • Entrepreneurial problem solving

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