Tom is a chartered physicist with a PhD in Nuclear Physics and over 20 years experience as a technical specialist in the nuclear industry. He is a director of Cerberus Nuclear and joined the company in 2018. Tom has a proven ability in leadership of teams engaged in technical work on a wide variety of projects and has applied principles from his APMP project management qualification and the Sellafield Ltd Leadership Academy to consistently deliver work to time and cost.
Tom began his career as a graduate criticality safety assessor for a major defence organisation in the UK, where he worked on fissile material systems, becoming an expert user of the MONK criticality code. Subsequently, Tom moved into consultancy, gaining 8 years experience as a principal consultant in both criticality safety assessment and radiation shielding, where he made extensive use of MCNP. Following this Tom moved to Sellafield Ltd, whereupon after successfully leading a characterisation and modelling team on-site at Sellafield for four years he then joined Cerberus Nuclear as a director in 2018.
Based in Chester, Tom represents the company at the British Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC).