Group Chief of Staff and Security Officer

Frank Rainford


Frank joined the NDA in February 2017. He has responsibility for security, cyber, information governance, ICT, the CEO’s Office, the Project Management Office and the provision of other Corporate Centre services.

Prior to joining the NDA, Frank spent 3 years as the Executive responsible for the GE Aviation Aero-structures business in the UK. Previously he had spent 21 years with BAE Systems and predecessor companies in the UK and Saudi Arabia, holding several senior roles including Transformation and Project Management Director. Frank studied at Lancaster University gaining an MBA and MSc in Project Management.

Group Chief of Staff and Security Officer

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Previous roles in government

  • Director of Security and Corporate Services