Chris Watson

Nuclear Transport Solutions NTS
Hinton House,
Birchwood Park Avenue,
Cheshire WA3 6GR
United Kingdom

Chris is a Director of Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) and INS Japan KK. Chris commenced his career in environmental consultancy on flood and coastal defence for the likes of Environment Agency and Harwich Haven Authority. He progressed to nuclear environmental consultancy, predominantly marine, aerial and hydrological, managing contracts with Sellafield Ltd and the Low Level Waste Repository. In 2001 Chris joined RM Consultants (Areva RMC) and became a Safety Case specialist for the nuclear sector (with customers including AWE, DSRL, UKAEA and Sellafield Ltd).

From 2006 onwards Chris held several senior management roles in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) comprising Engineering Validation, Strategy development, Business Case analysis and approvals, Assurance, Programme and Portfolio Management. He joined INS in April 2016 as Business Services Director responsible amongst others for Strategy and Project Management. He became the Strategy & Technical Director in 2019 and took on the role of Technology and Solutions Director for NTS form February 2021.

Chris is a trustee of the local branch of the Friends of Chernobyl Children registered charity, and treasurer for a Lake District agricultural show. He enjoys fell running and swimming.