Ian Jackson BSc CRadP FSRP is a nuclear consultant and author with over 33 years’ experience in the nuclear sector. He has a technical and policy background in nuclear regulation with strong strategic-level business skills. Ian has consulted for clients in Government, Non-Governmental Organisations, Banking, Regulators, Nuclear Decommissioning, Nuclear Energy Utilities, and for Private Equity and Institutional Investors. Recent client projects have focussed on business cases for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) siting, manufacturing, testing and construction.
Ian is the author of Siting New Nuclear Power Stations: Availability and Options for Government published alongside the 2007 Energy White Paper by the British Secretary of State Alistair Darling. Ian wrote the British government’s anti-terrorism Strategic National Guidance to local authorities on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) clean-up, published by Environment Minister Eliot Morley in 2004. He received the Environment Agency’s plain language award in 1999 for his public consultation and report to Ministers on the regulation of atomic weapons sites. Ian’s business book Nukenomics: The Commercialisation of Britain’s Nuclear Industry was published in April 2008.
From 2009 to 2012 Ian Jackson was an Associate Fellow in the Energy, Environment and Development programme of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, a leading global think-tank. Ian is a Fellow of the Society for Radiological Protection (FSRP) and a Chartered Radiation Protection Professional (CRadP).
Ian has worked in nuclear growth markets in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He has lectured and Chaired conferences on nuclear business issues in Austria, Belgium, China, the Czech Republic, France, Jordan, Hungary, South Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Ian also reads and speaks some basic conversational Russian and has lectured at Skolkovo, the Moscow School of Management.