The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has announced the that Dr Richard Savage is stepping down after two years as Chief Nuclear Inspector for family reasons.
ONR Chair, Nick Baldwin CBE, said:
“On behalf of the ONR Board I want to thank Richard Savage for his valued service and, in particular, for his personal contribution to modernising regulation whilst upholding the high standards of safety and security we expect from the UK nuclear industry. I know he has taken this decision with much reluctance and the Board respects his decision to create more balance between his family life and work. We wish him well for the future”.
ONR Chief Executive, Adriènne Kelbie, said:
“I will miss working with Richard on a personal level. The role of Chief Nuclear Inspector is essential in ensuring our continued effectiveness as a world class regulator”.