Katrina is a Criticality Assessor with over three years of experience in the nuclear industry. She has worked on a range of projects, from new build to decommissioning for clients including AWE, UUK, UNS and NWS. Katrina’s experience includes authoring HAZANs and PSR documents, chairing optioneering studies, attending HAZIDs as a criticality specialist and attending HAZOPs as secretary. She is skilled in the use of criticality codes for calculations, with particular experience in using MONK, MCNP, and the MCNP validation tool Whisper, on client projects. Katrina also attended the Los Alamos Criticality Calculations Training Course for MCNP. She has also worked as part of integrated project safety teams providing criticality support and criticality safety assessment. As part of the team, she has also been involved in fault analysis, collaboratively working with key stakeholders.
Alongside her consultancy roles, Katrina has been elected as the current secretary for the Working Party on Criticality (WPC) and takes an active role in supporting by producing meeting agendas and minutes and managing WPC papers. She has also been involved in in-house development work, including Cerberus Nuclear’s criticality safety VR training aid, CARTA, and has played an active role in running graduate training sessions and student project supervision. Katrina holds SC security clearance.