Neil Thomson

Senior Technical Advisor to EDF Energy and President of the Nuclear Institute

Prior to his appointment as Senior Technical Advisor Neil spent 7 years as Head of Research and Development and Head of Engineering in the EDF-Energy Nuclear Generation Business. His recent focus has been life extension of the AGR Fleet.


Neil has 37 years experience in Power Generation involving senior technical and plant management roles; starting his career as a Research Officer in the CEGB in the area of inspection and structural integrity.


Neil is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow of the Institute of Physics and a member of its Council.