Paul Pointon


Paul is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Chief Project Director with a strong engineering background and experience of Operations and Project Management having worked on major civil engineering projects in a wide variety of fields; nuclear, water & wastewater, rivers, industry and transport as well as the management of nuclear facilities and decommissioning activities.

In 2004 he joined Washington Group International, forerunner to AECOM Nuclear & Environment International, and he went on to fill several senior roles at LLW Repository Ltd from 2008, before his appointment as Head of Site in 2012. He assumed the role of Deputy Managing Director in February 2017 and was appointed Managing Director in November 2018.

Previous roles in government

  • Chief Executive Officer