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Details of the UK Atomic Energy Authority's governance structure.


The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non-departmental public body under the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, established under the Atomic Energy Act 1954.

UKAEA’s organisational structure and senior management are shown in the following organogram:

UKAEA senior staff organogram, July 2021

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The UK Atomic Energy Authority Board’s principal role is to oversee the strategic aims and objectives of UKAEA and to ensure that effective arrangements are in place to provide assurance on risk management, governance, and internal control. The Board meets 5-7 times per year, with three sub-committees including the Audit and Risk Assurance sub-committee, the People and Remuneration sub-committee, and the Property and Campus sub-committee.

The Board members are:

  • Professor David Gann, Chair
  • Professor Ian Chapman, Chief Executive Officer
  • Antonia Jenkinson, Chief Financial Officer
  • Lady Eithne Birt, non-executive director & chair of the People and Remuneration Committee
  • Shrin Honap, non-executive director & chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
  • Stephen Barter, non-executive director & chair of the Property and Campus Committee
  • Professor Sir Adrian Smith, non-executive director
  • Mark Bailey, non-executive director
  • Luc Bardin, non-executive director

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8 March 2021 UKAEA Board Minutes

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11 January 2021 UKAEA Board Minutes

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19 November 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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14 September 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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1 July 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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19 May 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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16 April 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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24 March 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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23 January 2020 UKAEA Board Minutes

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12 November 2019 UKAEA Board Minutes

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12 September 2019 UKAEA Board Minutes

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4 June 2019 UKAEA Board Minutes

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21 March 2019 UKAEA Board minutes

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Minutes of 21 January 2019 UKAEA Board

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