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06 March 2013
New Non-Executive Director for the NDA
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey has appointed a new Non-Executive Director to the NDA’s Board following Alistair Wivell’s completion of his four-year term in office.
18 April 2012
Director for SSSE appointed
Ian Abbott will be joining the NDA as the Director Security, Safety, Safeguards and Environment.
15 March 2012
New Non-Executive Directors appointed
NDA announces appointment of two new non-executive directors to the NDA Board.
02 March 2012
New NDA CEO
John Clarke has been announced as the new CEO of the NDA following the departure of Tony Fountain in December.
10 January 2012
Head of Programme for Sellafield
The NDA has announced that Dr Ian Hudson, its Head of Programme for Sellafield has decided to leave the authority and pursue his career with American corporation URS in the United States.
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NDA Strategy Document
We published our revised Strategy in March 2011.
NDA Strategy - Effective from April 2011 (full colour version) (5Mb)
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We employ around 200 people. In addition to expertise from the nuclear industry, these people bring skills from engineering, finance, the civil service and consultancy.
The NDA Board
- sets out the strategic framework and direction within which the NDA operates; and
- is responsible for ensuring high standards of corporate governance are observed.
The day to day management of the NDA is delegated by the Board to the Executive, comprising the Chief Executive Officer and other Directors.
NDA Board Members
The Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change in consultation with the Scottish Ministers appoints the Chairman of the Board.
The Board consists of six non-executive directors, including the Chairman, and three executive directors including the Chief Executive.
NDA Board Meetings
The NDA Board meets six times per year. There are no meetings in August or December.
We publish Board meeting minutes after they have been approved by the Board. We provide access to minutes from the previous year on this website.
Minutes from previous Board meetings are available on request: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Where necessary, we edit (redact) minutes to withhold sensitive information in line with the exemptions allowed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Where information is withheld, "minute redacted" appears in the text.