Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) have announced the appointment of Lorraine Baldry OBE as Chair of their new Advisory Council.
According to RWM, “the Advisory Council will provide expertise, balanced perspective and strategic support to RWM as it moves into a significant phase of its programme to deliver a geological disposal facility. Its members, including experienced leaders from a variety of business, engineering, infrastructure and society backgrounds, will provide vital input to one of the most complex and important long-term projects ever undertaken in the UK.”
Lorraine Baldry hails from the Financial Services sector, and is also currently:
She is an Honorary Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a Past President of the British Property Federation, and was previously Chairman of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation.
RWM have not yet published the full membership, Terms of Reference, or objectives of the Advisory Council, but this expected shortly. RWM have previously said that their Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) would be subsumed within this new expert advisory group.