United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Mark Foy

In 2017, Mark Foy was appointed Chief Nuclear Inspector (CNI) at the United Kingdom's Office for Nuclear Regulation.  As CNI he is the regulatory head of the organisation and executive member of the ONR Board.  During the last 17 years, he has successfully led ONR's regulatory activities across various sectors of the nuclear industry, including civil reactor new build, power reactor operations, spent fuel and radioactive waste management and defense.

Mark is a Chartered Fellow of the UKs Nuclear Institute and an accomplished nuclear safety professional with 30 year's experience.  His career encompasses many successful managerial and leadership roles within the nuclear industry, providing him with extensive experience in all aspects of the nuclear lifecycle, from design and commissioning through the operation and decommissioning.

Mark currently holds a number of international positions.  He is the UK Member and Interim Chair of the EU's European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG), he is Vice Chair of the Nuclear Energy Agency's Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) and also Chair of its Multinational Design Evaluation Policy Group.

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