Roger Hardy – Chairman
Roger has held key positions in both the civil and naval nuclear programmes.
His early career was in project management, and he has also undertaken a number of production management and operational roles. In 2005 he was appointed Submarine Director at DML, owned by a joint venture of Halliburton Brown and Root, Balfour Beatty and Weir Group. In 2007 he was appointed Managing Director of Babcock International Group’s Submarine Business, which encompassed all maintenance for the UK submarine fleet at both Devonport and Faslane as well as the management and development of the Devonport nuclear licensed site.
In 2010 Roger took up a new appointment as Managing Director for Babcock’s Civil Nuclear Business. The role included the integration of the nuclear businesses formerly from Alstec, S&H, INS, UKAEA and VT into a single unit undertaking management of the Dounreay, Harwell and Winfrith licensed sites; major projects at Sellafield and supporting the operational AGRs for EDF.
Roger has returned to Babcock’s nuclear business in London where he is managing director. He retains his role supporting the regeneration of the Caithness and north Sutherland economy and is chair of the DSRL board.
Roger is married to Julie and has two young daughters.
Dyan Foss – Deputy Managing Director
Dyan has over 22 years of clean-up experience in the hazardous waste and nuclear clean-up business, with world-wide experience in programme management, safe and effective project delivery and people oriented solutions.
A geologist by training, she graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology. She is a professional registered geologist, certified Project Management Professional, and a member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers.
Previous roles include managing the Soil and Groundwater remediation project at Hanford in the US, and working as the head of End State and Demolition Delivery at Sellafield.
In her spare time, Dyan enjoys cooking, craftwork, photography, travel and walking her dogs.
Alan Scullion – Assurance Director
Alan Scullion (DSRL) graduated from Strathclyde University with a degree in applied chemistry. He came to site in 1978 to work as a commissioning engineer for new solid waste storage plants.
In the 1980s Alan was an FCA shift manager for 7 years and has subsequently held a variety of commercial and management posts involving waste and fuels operations and strategy. He moved to the Assurance unit in 2006. In 2009 he took over as Major Project unit manager for New Build in a temporary capacity.
Alan lives in Thurso with his partner Deirdre. He is currently President of Ormlie Lodge Club and his hobbies include football (as a spectator).
Philip Colville – Company Secretary
Philip Colville graduated in civil engineering before training as a chartered accountant with Thomson McLintock & Co (now part of KPMG), spending time in their London, Edinburgh and New Zealand offices. He worked with a number of companies in Scotland before spending a year at the London Business School on the Sloan Fellowship Masters course.
In 1991 he entered the public sector working for the NHS, latterly as director of finance and information at Dundee Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He joined the Highways Agency in England before moving to UKAEA as head of finance at Dounreay in September 2005.
Philip is married to Felicity and has two sons. His interests include golf and the Proms.
Elizabeth Gray - non-executive Director
Elizabeth Gray was a career civil servant in both the UK and Scottish Governments working with public and private sectors, across a range of industries, particularly the nuclear sector.
She has considerable experience in developing policy, strategy and legislation with extensive involvement in corporate governance.
Elizabeth was head of radioactive waste policy in the Scottish Government where she had governance responsibility for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. She has worked closely with regulators and a wide range of stakeholders in Scotland, the UK and internationally on radioactive waste matters.