Regulation and Policy

The Regulation and Policy research group’s efforts will underpin the safety of nuclear installations both in the UK and overseas.

The group also have interests in nuclear security, nuclear safeguards, governmental organisation for the regulation of nuclear industries; international nuclear safety standards harmonization; nuclear licensing; nuclear emergency planning, the management of radioactive waste; the tolerability of risk, the societal impact of the use of nuclear energy and the safety and regulation of fusion power plants.

Meet the Team

Laurence Williams

Prof. Laurence Williams
OBE FREng FIMechE FNucI

The group is led by Professor Laurence Williams, Ser Cymru Professor of Nuclear Policy and Regulation.

Research Associates and Fellows

Wendy Owen

Wendy Owen
FSaRS FWES MINCOSE MIAM

Wendy has extensive experience of safety and dependability cases and management in a range of highly-regulated energy, transport and defence industries.