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Adrienne Kelbie, Independent Chair of Nuclear Waste Services

Adriènne Kelbie CBE is the independent Chair of Nuclear Waste Services (NWS). She brings sector experience from her role as Chief Executive of the Office for Nuclear Regulation, the UK’s nuclear safety regulator where she led transformation into an open, inclusive and multiple-award winning organisation. She was also Patron of Women in Nuclear for 2 terms. Today, she works with a portfolio of Board clients as a Non-Executive Director, executive coach, and consultant.

Her diverse experience in earlier roles spans the charitable, public, and private sector. While leading the Disclosure and Barring Service, she became known for modernising the criminal records system, bringing together the previous Criminal Records Bureau and Independent Safeguarding Authority.

How an NWS apprenticeship can offer skills for life and how apprentices are shaping the future of nuclear

“I don’t have a degree.” Adrienne Kelbie, Independent Chair of Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), had what many would consider an unconventional start in the world of nuclear. Working as an administrative temp, she worked her way through varied roles that …