Dr. Richard A. Kłos has degrees in Physics from Imperial College, London (BSc) and X-ray Astronomy from Leicester University (PhD). He has worked for the UK's National Radiological Protection Board, the Paul Scherrer Institute (in Switzerland), as an independent consultant, and as an employee of GSL.
Angus Mackay graduated with a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow in 1980 and passed the ICE Law and Contract procedure examination papers 1 and 2 in 1990. He has been a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) since 1991. His responsibilities have included the development of the civil and structural design of the LLW disposal facilities at Dounreay.
Dr. Tim McEwen has degrees in geology (Leeds) and structural geology (Imperial College), a PhD in geology (Leeds) and is a Chartered Geologist and works as McEwen Consulting. He has more than 25 years' experience in radioactive waste disposal.
Dr. Emily Michie has degrees in Materials Science and Engineering (MEng Hons) and Atomistic simulations of radioactive tolerant materials (PhD) from Imperial College London. Emily is a Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and has many years research experience in solid state chemistry and physics and in the development and application of computational solutions.
Dr. Steve Whittaker is a nuclear chemist with over 15 years' experience of nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management. He has worked on a variety of complex and high-profile nuclear decontamination/decommissioning projects, mainly at the Sellafield site in Cumbria.
Dr. Woollam has a lifetime of knowledge and experience in the technical and strategic aspects of nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management. He was formerly Chief Decommissioning Strategist with Magnox Electric plc, the Company that managed the UK's 26 Magnox reactors.
Dr. McGarry is a chartered physicist with 25 years' experience in the nuclear, environmental and oil & gas sectors. Specific areas of interest include radiological safety assessment, radioactive waste disposal and geophysical / geochemical modelling. Ray has had major roles in very high profile and safety critical nuclear projects and a long history of involvement with the Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR).
Donna Crozier is a Mechanical Engineer with a BEng (Hons) degree in computer aided engineering. Donna has over 15 year’s experience in the nuclear industry, specifically in waste management, package licensing, mechanical engineering, system engineering and project management.
Dr. Alan Herbert has a degree in Mathematics (MA Cantab) and PhD in Flow and Transport in Fractured Rock. He has taught hydrogeology and radioactive waste management at MSc level at the University of Birmingham and has more than 35 years’ experience managing radioactive and non-radioactive wastes in his career as a consultant hydrogeologist and as an academic.
Dr John Heathcote has an MA in Natural Sciences from University of Cambridge and a PhD in chemical hydrogeology from University of Birmingham. He is a Chartered Geologist with over 30 years experience in hydrogeology and contaminated land management, latterly at Dounreay, and thus is fully familiar with Scottish environmental regulation. He has a sound working knowledge of radiochemical measurement and of the statistics of characterisation.