Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).
RWM has a board of directors chaired by an NDA Director. This is the primary mechanism for NDA’s governance of RWM, including review of monthly performance reports against the agreed business plan. NDA sanctions funding for RWM.
The RWM Board
- sets out our strategic direction
- is responsible for ensuring we observe high standards of corporate governance
Our Board members are:
Melanie Brownridge (Non-Executive)
Rob Higgins (Non-Executive)
Claes Thegerström (Independent Non-Executive)
Charles Curtis OBE (Independent Non Executive)
The RWM board delegates day-to-day management to the executive team, which includes the managing director and other directors. The executive team is accountable for implementing the strategy and plans approved by the board. Its members are:
RWM Board Meeting Minutes
We publish board meeting minutes after they have been approved by the board.
Geological Disposal Programme Board
We are members of the Geological Disposal Programme Board.
As the organisation responsible for building, operating and in time closing a geological disposal facility for higher activity radioactive waste will need to ensure it has the skills and resources to complete this task.
A geological disposal facility will be a nuclear licensed site. Regulators require an organisation to be a Site Licence Company to operate such a facility.
We are voluntarily regulated by: