Chris Train OBE joins NDA Board as a Non-Executive Board Member

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced the appointment of Chris Train to its Board as a non-executive board member for a 3-year term from 10 January 2022 to 31 January 2025.

The appointment has been made by Kwasi Kwarteng, the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, in consultation with Scottish Ministers.

Dr Ros Rivaz, the Chair of the NDA, said:

I am pleased that Chris is joining us to support the important and complex work we do to decommission the UK’s 17 earliest nuclear sites. Chris has over 38 years’ experience in the Energy, Utilities, Regulation and Infrastructure sectors and I know he will bring that to bear as part of the NDA Board.

Chris Train said:

It is an honour and privilege to be joining the NDA’s board. The work the NDA does is world-leading and its mission is of vital importance to the UK. I am very much looking forward to contributing in any way I can.

Chris is a deeply experienced Executive and Board Director, having held CEO, senior project management, operations and business development roles at Cadent, National Grid, Transco and Lattice. Chris has also sat on various European and international committees covering subjects such as regulation, commercial and infrastructure development.

At the NDA, his role on the NDA Board will see him chair the important Project and Programmes Committee which oversees a significant part of the NDA’s annual budget of over £3 billion.