Professor Andrew Sherry

Chief Science and Technology Officer, NNL

Andrew studied Metallurgy at Manchester where he did his PhD with Rolls-Royce before joining the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority in 1987 where he led research into materials ageing and structural integrity.


Andrew joined The University of Manchester in 2004 as Director of the Materials Performance Centre, and was appointed Director of the University’s Dalton Nuclear Institute in 2009 where he established the flagship Dalton Cumbrian Facility, a partnership with the NDA in radiation science and decommissioning and led Manchester’s partnership with Sheffield University to create the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. In 2015, Andrew was appointed as Chief Science and Technology Officer at NNL. He is a member of the UK’s Nuclear Industrial Council, leading work on public engagement.


Andrew is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining and a Chartered Engineer.