This appointment has been approved by Andrea Leadsom, the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Tom Smith, the Chair of the NDA, said:
I am delighted that Michelle is joining us in support of our vital work decommissioning 17 complex nuclear sites across Wales, Scotland and England. She has a wealth of relevant and current experience in the nuclear industry which will be a great addition to the Board’s capability.
Michelle Heath has a 20-year track record in the nuclear industry having previously worked for BNFL, Springfields Fuels and Westinghouse Toshiba.
She has wide experience in the UK and internationally, with a strong focus on waste management, treatment and storage. At Westinghouse, Michelle was the Global Product Manager for residues treatment and prior to that she held a number of senior roles at the Springfields nuclear fuel fabrication plant in Lancashire. Michelle holds an MBA and BSc from Lancaster University.