UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2019


The Hilton Manchester welcomed the nuclear industry’s eleventh annual UK Nuclear Skills Awards on the 21st March.  During the evening the nuclear stars of the present and future were announced.

The awards, organised by NSAN and Cogent Skills, were hosted by TV presenter Rob Bell. .The event brought the nuclear industry together to celebrate the success and high achievement of individuals nominated for awards in Apprentice, Graduate, STEM, Subject Matter Expert and Equality, Inclusion and Diversity disciplines.  The main sponsor of the evening was the NDA.

For more information on the winners and finalists click the menu at the side.

David Peattie, Chief Executive of the Main Sponsor NDA said:

“We have been delighted to support this year’s Nuclear Skills Awards showcasing the breadth of talent in the nuclear industry. Ensuring we have the right skills in place both now and in the future, is vitally important to the NDA and our mission to clean up the UK’s nuclear sites.  Developing young people and talented individuals into tomorrow’s leaders, innovators, engineers and professionals is crucial for the future of our sector and the wider nuclear industry.  These awards shed light on the skills and expertise in the industry and rightly celebrate the exceptional work of individuals from across the nuclear sector.”

Jo Tipa, Managing Director of NSAN said:

“The UK Nuclear Skills Awards highlights the exceptional quality of people of all levels, who are committed to careers in the nuclear sector.   The Dinner also highlights the vital work done by the training and education professionals working in and with the nuclear industry across the UK.

I would like to personally congratulate all of the winners and finalists, they are all inspirational examples of the talent that exists in our sector.  I wish them all the very best for the future.”

Joanna Woolf, CEO of Cogent Skills said:

“Now in their 11th Year, these fantastic Nuclear Skills Awards truly showcase the nuclear sector’s talent. I’m delighted to congratulate all the winners and finalists –  they show us the outstanding quality of people coming into all parts of the nuclear sector who will play a vital role in helping it meet the considerable challenges it faces. I wish each and every one of them the very best for their future careers in this rapidly expanding, strategic industry.”