Janet Wilson

Janet Wilson



Janet Wilson is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers and has a PhD associated with nuclear reactor safety.

She has had a long and varied career in the nuclear industry starting with reactor design, safety case and commissioning in the early ‘80s before spending 17 years in various senior regulatory roles for ONR both in the UK and internationally across all sectors both civil and defence. Janet was part of the team that established the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority which she joined in 2005 to develop their first Strategy. Janet became the NDA’s Director of Nuclear Assurance and was a non-Executive Director of the Civil Nuclear Police Authority.

In 2011 Janet moved to the private sector as an expert Consultant in a variety of roles including working in South Africa driving forward the licensing of their ambitious new build programme. In 2012 she was appointed to the Government’s Committee on Radioactive Waste Management. She joined Horizon Nuclear Power in October 2013 as Director of Licensing and Permissions.