Martin Chown


Martin has a strong commercial background in the public and private sectors.

His experience stems from roles within the Cabinet Office and Balfour Beatty.

He’s also held senior roles with GlaxoSmithKline, Toyota and Varity Perkins.

This cross-sector experience allows him to bring best practice from other industries into the nuclear sector.

Martin took over as Chief Executive Officer at Sellafield Ltd in February 2020.

His immediate focus is to bring clarity to the changing mission at Sellafield – for the workforce, supply chain and stakeholders - and the behaviours needed to help Sellafield Ltd become the company it wants to be.

Previous roles in government

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Supply Chain Officer