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New Chair for Nuclear Forum

29 July 2019

Cavendish Nuclear are pleased to announce that Loren Jones has taken up the role of Chair of the North West Nuclear Forum and will be hosting a reception at Birchwood Park on 31st July.

The North West Nuclear Forum provides invaluable networking opportunities for North West based companies working in the nuclear sector with a strong agenda to enhance and develop the region’s nuclear industry and capability.

Loren takes over the role of Chair from Philip Isgar and brings with him experience of working across the civil and defence nuclear industries. Currently Business Director for Cavendish Nuclear, he has held various business development and operational roles both in the UK and internationally and across the areas of nuclear new build, decommissioning and waste management.

Loren said,

“I am passionate about the potential the North West has to become a hub of expertise and capability serving the nuclear industry in the UK and internationally. I firmly believe the forum has a leading role to play in supporting our members to grow and develop their businesses in both the civil and defence nuclear sectors”

Meet Loren and other North West Forum members at their Summer Reception:

Wednesday 31st July 2019 Birchwood Park Engine Rooms Warrington Road Warrington WA3 6AE. 17:00 – 18:30hrs. Please follow this link to register your interest.
For more information about the forum, to register or get involved please visit or email


Notes to Editors
Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is the UK’s leading nuclear services company with a growing international presence.

With a highly-skilled workforce, we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally.

We are licensed to operate thirteen nuclear sites in the UK; whilst also supporting other nuclear companies in the lifetime extensions of their fleet, and on delivery of new build nuclear power plants.

The breadth of our expertise means we are able to innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.
The Nuclear Forum is managed by a Steering Group which represents all supply chain tiers in the nuclear industry. Together they agree the programme of meetings and activities of the Forum and business development support for members.

The Nuclear Forum provides its members with regular meetings offering invaluable networking opportunities for North West based companies working in the nuclear sector.

The Forum is a group of like-minded nuclear industry companies, large and small, who see a mutual benefit in sharing their collective business knowledge.

These meetings provide an environment for sharing market intelligence & business opportunities, through presentations, facilitated discussions and industry speakers.

The focus of the Forum is to support the development of locally based companies and facilitate closer collaboration.

The Nuclear Forum website provides a profiling opportunity for members together with news streaming and information on industry developments.