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An overview of ONR Safeguards

Nuclear safeguards are measures to verify that countries comply with their international obligations not to use nuclear materials from their civil nuclear programmes to manufacture nuclear weapons.

Following the end of the post EU exit transition period, and the UK exiting Euratom on 31 December 2020, ONR is now the UK’s nuclear safeguards regulator, responsible for the domestic safeguards regime and operating the UK’s State System of Accountancy for and Control of Nuclear Materials (SSAC).

Over the last three years, ONR has worked with UK government, nuclear industry and other stakeholders to build the necessary capability and capacity to ensure that UK continues to meet its international safeguards obligations and play a lead role on the world stage to ensure that nuclear materials continue to be used for peaceful purposes.

We welcome you to a short presentation and a discussion on this important subject on the 27th January 2021 at 10:30am.


Mahtab Khan – ONR Safeguards Delivery Lead

Mahtab has worked in the nuclear industry and its regulation for nearly 20 years. As the Delivery Lead at ONR, he leads a team of around 30 safeguards specialists and consultants supporting safeguards implementation in the UK.

Alan Homer – ONR Safeguards Professional Lead

Alan has worked in the field of nuclear material accountancy, control and safeguards for 13 years. He is the Professional Lead for Safeguards at ONR.


Registration is free via the Institute of Physics website.



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NIA Realising Innovation webinar

Tom Greatrex, CEO of NIA will host “Realising innovation for future nuclear” webinar.

Speakers include

Matt Thomas, Chief Engineer for Power & Energy Sector at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)
Tim Allmark, Head of Advanced Nuclear Technology at the Office for Nuclear Regulation
Heather Lewtas, UK Atomic Energy Authority
Steve Lawler Business Manager – New Build & Fusion, Frazer Nash Consultancy.


Registration is via the Nuclear Industry Association website.

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