Magnox has appointed Nigel Houlton as its first Future Missions Director. He joins in August.
Magnox, based at Thornbury in South Gloucestershire, is responsible for the safe and secure clean-up of 12 nuclear sites and operation of one hydro-electric plant in the UK. The organisation works with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
Nigel will join Magnox from EDF Energy where he has spent a decade in various roles shaping the future direction of the nuclear business in the UK.
His most recent role was Head of New Business but he has also held the posts of Head of Decommissioning and Head of Lifetime Programmes where he led life extension for the AGR fleet.
Prior to that Nigel spent twenty years at Rolls Royce mostly in the Submarines reactor business but with his final role setting up a new nuclear venture as Head of Programmes, Civil Nuclear.