Breakfast Briefing with Gwen Parry-Jones OBE, Interim CEO, Great British Nuclear
We are delighted to welcome Gwen Parry-Jones to share insights into priorities for her team at Great British Nuclear.
When registering for this event you can choose whether you would prefer to attend in-person or virtually. Please note in-person capacity is limited, and any members we are unable to accommodate face-to-face will be offered the opportunity to join virtually. The livestream will run from 08:30 – 09:30.
Great British Nuclear (GBN) was established in 2023, as part of the UK government’s net zero and energy security strategies. GBN is about powering Britain from Britain, securely and sustainably by delivering the government's long term nuclear ambition of up to 24GW of nuclear power in the UK by 2050. Delivering on these objectives at pace and scale will require concerted collaboration from organisations across the sectors. WIG is delighted to welcome interim CEO Gwen Parry-Jones OBE for this briefing session, join us for your opportunity to:
- Understand priorities for GBN and progress so far
- Explore how GBN is looking to work together with organisations, the wider public, private, and HE sectors to drive the delivery of new nuclear projects
- Discuss the role of the UK’s nuclear industry to boost UK energy security and economic growth
Gwen Parry-Jones is CEO of Magnox Ltd and Interim CEO of Great British Nuclear (GBN).
Gwen joined Magnox Ltd as CEO in September 2019. She started her career in 1989, as a reactor physicist at Magnox’s Wylfa power station, before taking up several management positions at British Energy and then EDF Energy, in the UK and Canada.
In 2008 she became the Station Director of Heysham 1 power station and the first woman in the UK to have run a nuclear power station. During her time at EDF Energy, Gwen was also awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to science and technology.
Previous to joining Magnox Gwen was the Executive Director of Operations Development at Horizon Nuclear Power. Gwen is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and the recent past President of the Nuclear Institute.
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