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Michelle Heath joins NDA Board as a Non-Executive Director

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has today announced the appointment of Michelle Heath to its Board as an additional non-executive director for a 3-year term from 1 October.

Michelle Heath

Michelle Heath

This appointment has been approved by Andrea Leadsom, the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Tom Smith, the Chair of the NDA, said:

I am delighted that Michelle is joining us in support of our vital work decommissioning 17 complex nuclear sites across Wales, Scotland and England.  She has a wealth of relevant and current experience in the nuclear industry which will be a great addition to the Board’s capability.

Michelle Heath has a 20-year track record in the nuclear industry having previously worked for BNFL, Springfields Fuels and Westinghouse Toshiba. 

She has wide experience in the UK and internationally, with a strong focus on waste management, treatment and storage. At Westinghouse, Michelle was the Global Product Manager for residues treatment and prior to that she held a number of senior roles at the Springfields nuclear fuel fabrication plant in Lancashire. Michelle holds an MBA and BSc from Lancaster University.

Published 27 September 2019