Assistant Head (Nuclear Liabilities), Rosyth
Ministry of Defence
A professional health physicist by training, Christine is the specialist technical lead for nuclear liabilities management at the Rosyth site. She has worked for the Ministry of Defence at Rosyth for almost 30 years. As a professional health physicist her career began supporting operational vessels in refit. Subsequently she moved into nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management and has developed expertise in these fields over the past two decades including supporting the site decommissioning programme at Rosyth and specialist management of problematic radioactive wastes. She spends her spare time spends time walking her pack of three dogs and reading far too much modern fiction. She has three children at university who are following her into technical disciplines.
Submarine Dismantling Programme Manager
Mike started working for Babcock in 2003 after he graduated from Plymouth University with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree. Mike achieved his Master of Science at Lancaster University in 2006 and obtained his Chartered Engineer status in 2009. Mike has held numerous positions in the Submarine Support area including the Facility Manager (Refuelling) where he was responsible for maintenance and upkeep of all the refuelling facilities. Mike was also appointed as the Vanguard Main Static Converter Project Manager where he was responsible for delivering a major equipment upgrade on the Vanguard Class Submarines, this was one of the largest equipment upgrades undertaken on an in-service submarine platform in the UK. Mike is currently the Programme Manager for the delivery of the Submarine Dismantling Project for Babcock and is currently on a secondment at Rosyth, Scotland where the project demonstration is underway. Mike is married to Hannah and has 2 children, Ella who is 9 and James who is 7, who are very active, enjoy sports and exploring the Scottish scenery.