Dr John Lillington

Chief Technologist, Nuclear Reactors, AMEC

John has worked for 40 years within the UK Nuclear Industry with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), its privatised sector, AEA Technology, Serco and most recently AMEC. He originally graduated in mathematics from the University of London (BSc, PhD). During his career, he has worked on all the major reactor systems (water, gas and fast reactor) as a theoretical physicist, safety analyst, technical programme, resource and project manager. He is a part-time lecturer and examiner at several UK universities and has published two books and numerous articles on nuclear power related subjects.


John is a Fellow of the Institutes of Physics and Mathematics (FInstP, FIMA) and a Chartered Engineer (CEng).