John Clarke has been announced as the new chief executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority following the departure of Tony Fountain in December.
Clarke has worked in the international nuclear industry for over 30 years in a range of operational, commercial and business leadership roles. He joined the NDA Board in 2008 from Sellafield.
As NDA chief executive he will be ultimately responsible for the decommissioning authority’s £2.9bn annual budget.
He takes up his new post from 2 April.