Gwen Parry-Jones OBE joined the CNPA Board in June 2014. She began her career as a reactor physicist and has since held a variety of positions within the nuclear industry. In 2007, Gwen became the Plant Manager for the Pressurised Water Reactor site at Sizewell B and in 2008, she was appointed as the Station Director at Heysham 1 Nuclear Power Station, being the first woman in the UK to hold either of these 2 posts.
Gwen subsequently undertook the role of Campus Project Director, to further develop the training and skills framework for EDF Energy. In 2012 she returned to EDF Nuclear Generation as Safety & Assurance Director and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.