Non-executive Director

Michelle Heath

Michelle Heath

Biography

Michelle is an experienced business manager with a career spanning 20 years in the nuclear industry, holding senior positions within BNFL, Springfields Fuels Ltd and Toshiba Westinghouse. She has a range of operational, radiological, commercial and strategic experience and has focussed her career on nuclear waste and residue processing.

Michelle is well versed in the challenges of managing this material, and as Global Product Manager for Residues’ Treatment for Westinghouse, has had many successes in developing processing options for a variety of waste types for a diverse range of international stakeholders. Since April 2018, Michelle has been self-employed.

Non-executive Director

Non-Executive Directors are members of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Board.

The Board:

  • monitors the NDA’s performance and directs its business effectively, including playing an active role in stakeholder relations
  • receives frequent updates on the NDA’s financial position, forecasts and sensitivities
  • ensures that a balanced assessment of performance is reported to BEIS and regularly debates the main (corporate strategic) risks facing the NDA