Our governance

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

RWM’s board:

  • sets out our strategic direction
  • is responsible for ensuring we observe high standards of corporate governance

Our Board members are:

Executive Team

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:

Bruce McKirdy (Managing Director, Executive Director)

Natalyn Ala (Geological Disposal Facility Siting Director)

John Corderoy (Science and Technology Director)

Helena Harding (Transition Programme Director)

Peter Lock (Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality Director)

Ann McCall (Waste Management Director)

Ivan Stone (Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Director)

Steve Turner (Acting Business Services Director

Professor Cherry Tweed (Chief Scientific Advisor)

RWM Board Meeting Minutes

We publish board meeting minutes after they have been approved by the board.

RWM Board Minutes September 2016

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RWM Board Minutes July 2016

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RWM Board Minutes June 2016

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RWM Board Minutes April 2016

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RWM Board Minutes February 2016

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RWM Board Minutes January 2016

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RWM Board Minutes November 2015

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RWM Board Minutes October 2015

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RWM Board Minutes September 2015

RWM Board Minutes June 2015

RWM Board Minutes May 2015

RWM Board Minutes March 2015

RWM Board Minutes February 2015

RWM Board Minutes December 2014

RWM Board Minutes November 2014

RWM Board Minutes October 2014

RWM Board Minutes September 2014

RWM Board Minutes July 2014

RWM Board Minutes June 2014

RWM Board Minutes May 2014

RWM Board Minutes April 2014

RWM Board Minutes March 2014

Geological Disposal Programme Board

We are members of the Geological Disposal Programme Board.

Regulation

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: