Cumulative experience of over 90 years in Radiation Shielding, Criticality Safety & Nuclear Characterisation. We provide highly skilled expertise to some of the most challenging nuclear & radiation protection projects in the UK and internationally.
We are a technical consultancy dedicated to solving industry challenges based around our core services of radiation shielding, criticality safety and nuclear characterisation.
Cerberus Nuclear was founded in late 2016 and, since then, has grown rapidly to establish itself as an industry leader with a reputation for excellence.
As a company we aim to promote good practice across the industry and we play key roles in industry-wide forums such as the Shielding Forum (TSF) and the Working Party on Criticality (WPC).
Our core services are a culmination of our established specialist skills and industry-wide experience within the nuclear, medical, research and defence sectors.
Our mission is to provide cost-effective technical solutions with an emphasis on innovation to enhance safety across the industry.
Katrina has recently joined Cerberus Nuclear as a graduate criticality safety assessor. She is looking to build on her academic experience from the University of Birmingham’s Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors (PTNR) course and student placement with EDF Energy’s Fuel Route Systems Team. Through these university courses, Katrina has experience using both MONK and MCNP.
Alongside her consultancy roles, Katrina is undertaking structured training sessions in-line with the Working Party on Criticality (WPC) Competency Framework delivered by experienced criticality safety assessors within Cerberus Nuclear.
Kimberley is a developer specialising in data science. She holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Computer Science and has contributed to a number of successful computer vision projects, both in her academic career and in industry. Her experience includes machine learning, medical imaging and bioinformatics, as well as natural language processing (NLP).
Toby is a criticality and shielding assessor with over 8 years’ experience as a consultant in the nuclear industry. He has a great deal of experience in decommissioning criticality safety having delivered assessments for a number of high-profile decommissioning projects in the UK.
He is proficient in the use of MCNP and MONK for criticality safety and is a knowledgeable user of Visual Basic. Toby is also a skilled trainer and mentor, drawing on his experience from a previous career as a schoolteacher.
Toby represents Cerberus Nuclear at the UK Working Party on Criticality (WPC).
Peter is a technical specialist in the field of radiation shielding and dose assessment with over 10 years’ experience. He has provided support to safety, engineering and design teams for a variety of new build, operational plant and decommissioning projects on the Sellafield site, including managing the delivery of shielding support on high-profile projects such as the SIXEP Contingency Plant, BEPPS-DIF & Silos Direct Encapsulation Plant. He is highly experienced in the use of radiation transport codes such as MCBEND, Attila, MCNP & RANKERN. In addition to the above, he has mentored junior members of staff and has delivered a large number of radiation shielding training courses.
Samuel is a recent MSc Graduate in Nuclear Science and Technology with a BSc in Physics with Nuclear Technology. His MSc dissertation explored shielding optimisation methods for Spherical Tokamak design. He has experience with neutronics codes, including MCNP, PHITS and OpenMC.
More recently, Sam has been delivering shielding assessments that consider waste packages arising from a major decommissioning project.
He has good knowledge of the nuclear industry in sectors such as reactor design, neutronics, criticality, waste management and characterisation.
Geoff has 15 years’ experience in the nuclear industry, specialising in radiation shielding, radiological consequence assessment and radiation protection. He has worked for clients across the UK civil nuclear industry, including extensive work on decommissioning and nuclear new build projects and the provision of independent checking and peer review as a member of a project design authority and as an intelligent customer.
Geoff is very experienced in the use of radiation transport codes such as MCNP, ATTILA and RANKERN, including the use of variance reduction techniques, and has extensive experience and technical expertise in radiation protection in design and classification of areas.
A physics graduate with over 10 years’ experience as a technical specialist. Carl is a Sellafield SQEP Grade 3 radiation shielding assessor who specialises in radiation transport assessments, gamma and neutron shielding assessments, dose uptake assessments and classification of areas. He has significant experience with licensing and regulatory requirements for the transport of radioactive materials within Type A, Type B and Industrial Package (IP) radiation transport containers.
Carl is highly experienced in the use of radiation transport codes such as ATTILA, MCNP, MCBEND and SCALE as well as nuclear inventory codes such as FISPIN and ORIGEN. He is also an experienced software developer, producing a number of applications, primarily using Python.
Craig is a criticality safety and radiation shielding assessor with over 13 years’ experience working on multiple client sites where he has supported the production of safety cases at various stages of the design process including long-term periodic reviews and new build.
Craig specialises in technical safety assessment and is experienced in the use of multiple analytical methods for criticality and shielding assessment, including utilisation of the computer codes: MONK and MCNP. He has particular experience in the production of Criticality Warning System (CWS) placement and criticality dose contour studies.
Craig has been a director of Cerberus Nuclear since its inception in 2016.
Tom is a physics graduate with a PhD in nuclear physics and 15 years’ experience as a technical specialist in the nuclear industry, primarily specialising in characterisation and criticality safety. He is proficient in the application of key technical skills and focussed on delivering to time and cost whilst working on a wide range of projects.
Tom is qualified in project management, is an effective communicator of technical information, has proven ability in leadership and consistently delivers value for a number of key nuclear organisations both in the UK and further afield.
Tom is based in Cumbria and represents the company at the British Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC).
Stewart is a chartered physicist with over 13 years’ professional experience as a criticality safety and radiation shielding assessor. He has worked across the UK nuclear industry with long-term secondments to a number of key clients. This has involved working with other safety disciplines, design engineers, plant management and regulators to achieve fit for purpose designs and processes.
He is an experienced user of various computer codes including MCNP, SCALE, MONK, ATTILA and MCBEND, and has produced validation and verification documentation for a number of clients.
Stewart has been a director of Cerberus Nuclear since its inception in 2016 and represents the company at the UK Working Party on Criticality (WPC).
Dan is the radiation shielding team lead for Cerberus Nuclear.
He has over 10 years’ experience in radiation shielding design, classification of areas and dose uptake assessments and has worked many for clients across the UK and abroad. He has provided independent technical advice regarding radiation safety issues as well as peer review support. Dan is highly experienced in the use of radiation transport codes such as MCNP, SCALE as well as ATTILA and provides training and development in Monte Carlo and deterministic methods.
Dan is the chair for the UK Shielding Forum (TSF) which is a UK authority for shielding principles, methodologies and core skill requirements for the nuclear industry.
We provide support covering the full shielding design process from concept design to bulk shielding through to detailed design and followed by on site installation verification.
We are the largest independent criticality safety team in the UK. We provide support across the full nuclear fuel cycle and offer a complete range of criticality safety services.
We are at the forefront for the development of non-destructive techniques for characterisation of highly challenging environments where personnel access is limited.
Our team has extensive experience in development of software projects. We use the Agile methodology for rapid release and short development cycles.
We are experts in data science specifically for nuclear engineering applications and the analysis very large data sets.
We have developed a radiation and criticality physics simulation platforms RaPTA™ & CARTA™ for realistic immersive nuclear safety training applications.