Non-executive director

Rob Holden CBE


Rob Holden is a Non-Executive Director on the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Board.

Between 1999 and 2009, Rob led the London and Continental Railways (LCR) team in a series of transactions that secured the future of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (later renamed High Speed 1). In 2009 he was awarded a CBE for services to the rail industry.

Current external appointments include:

  • Non-Executive Director - Electricity North West
  • Chair - High Speed 1
  • Other positions - Participation on Price Waterhouse Cooper’s infrastructure advisory board

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Board

Appointed Non-Executive Director: June 2015
Reappointed: 1 August 2019 (for a 2nd term)
Term ends: 31 January 2021

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

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority