Lynda Warren is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Law at Aberystwyth University and Honorary Professor at Bangor University. She is a member of the Board of Natural Resources Wales and sits on Defra’s Science Advisory Council. She was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution until its closure in March 2011. She has postgraduate degrees in marine biology and law and has pursued an academic career first in biology and latterly in environmental law. She has over 100 academic publications, including a number on radioactive waste management law and policy. Lynda has over 15 years’ experience of radioactive waste management policy. She has been a member of CoRWM since 2003 and, before that, was a member of the Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee (RWMAC), chairing its working group on Dounreay. She was on the Board of British Geological Survey until the Board was disbanded in April 2011 and is an associate of IDM, a consultancy engaged in environmental policy advisory work, mainly in the nuclear sector.