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Safety Engineering Director
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  • What is your role at NESC?
    Since joining NESC in 2014, James has been in post at Devonport Dockyard as a Principal Safety Engineer, leading the Operational Safety Delivery Team. During this time, he has been responsible for the production and delivery of approximately 70 different Nuclear Safety Justifications/Safety Assessments, which have covered a wide range of facility and operational upgrades and changes. This has included Category A Safety Justifications for mobile crane operations in support of berthed submarines. James was appointed as a Director of NESC in 2020 and, in addition to his role at Devonport, is also the Director of the RRSL Safety Management Arrangements Rationalisation Project, providing technical oversight.
  • What is your career history?
    Prior to joining NESC, James worked for a number of other safety and design consultancies within the Nuclear & Defence industry. During this time, he was involved in the production of various Safety Assessments and Plant Safety Cases mostly in support of the Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Enterprise. He has also previously been involved in projects at AWE, Harwell and Chapelcross. For the future, he fully intends to be a part of NESC’s onward journey and to continue to support and deliver challenging, yet rewarding projects that provide value to our customers.