7th International Conference on Geological Repositories - Empowering Progress in Development of Deep Geological Repositories


Corhyn Parr

Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), United Kingdom

Chief Executive Officer


Corhyn Parr is CEO of Nuclear Waste Services, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s waste management organisation. She was previously Director of Integrated Waste at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), a role which includes bringing together RWM and LLWR into a single waste organisation and creating a national programme for integrated waste management to improve how waste is retrieved, treated, transported, stored, and disposed of. She has worked within the nuclear industry for over 20 years since graduating as a mechanical engineer, supporting nuclear operations, generation, decommissioning and waste management across most nuclear licensed sites in the UK. She has also worked on nuclear projects internationally in Europe, Canada and USA. She is the current Chair of the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group (NSSG) which is an important national alliance for skills and provides a space for Government and industry to join forces on the right skills strategy and plan for nuclear. A core passion of hers is to drive for a fully diverse and inclusive nuclear sector and as Exec sponsor for D&I at NDA is steering efforts across the group to build a new Inclusion strategy to deliver step change.