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Working internationally across the nuclear lifecycle is the focus for Atkins at the DIT event in central London. Linda Ashton from Atkins’ Energy UK & Europe strategic development team, will discuss the opportunities that arise from working on nuclear projects around the world. Atkins is also a proud supporter of this year’s event.

The seminar session takes place on the second day of the event, under the theme of “How the UK can help to de-risk and deliver international nuclear projects”, and alongside Linda, includes Ian Grayson, Fusion Account Director, Consultancy, Clean Energy, Amec Foster Wheeler; Mike Tynan, Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (NAMRC); and Will Morris, Underwriting Manager, Nuclear Risk Insurers Ltd.

The 2017 conference will showcase how the UK is open for business, bringing together leaders from across the nuclear industry in the UK and internationally, to discuss partnerships and future opportunities in nuclear new build, waste management and decommissioning, as well as nuclear science, technology and innovation, and physical and cyber security. Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade will give the opening keynote speech.

Our nuclear business operates around the world and we are working on major nuclear projects in the UK, North America, United Arab Emirates, China and Japan. Find out more about Atkins’ Energy business at


For more information:

Paul Childs
PR Manager, Energy
+44 20 7121 2828

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