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Postgraduate Researcher of Space Risk Engineering, University of Surrey

Chris is a highly experienced Radiation Safety / Assurance Engineer with over 16 years of experience. Chris holds a Masters in Physics with Astrophysics from the University of Kent at Canterbury, he is a Chartered Engineer and Physicist with the UK Institute of Physics.

Chris started his professional career in 2007 with British Nuclear Group. Since then, he has worked with various industries in the UK, Australia, and Canada, including space, oil and gas, automotive, nuclear and academic research. His expertise focuses in conducting risk / safety assessments for high hazard facilities and safety critical systems, including nuclear reactors, decommissioning activities, waste storage facilities, spacecraft, oil pipelines, autonomous vehicles, and nuclear research.

Chris has also spent over a decade lecturing in universities on nuclear disasters, safety cases, and, atomic and nuclear physics. He is currently finishing a part-time PhD in ‘near space’ flight risk engineering focusing on radiation risks from space weather effects.


  • –present
    Postgraduate Researcher of Space Science, University of Surrey


  • 2007 
    University of Kent at Canterbury, Masters of Physics with Astrophysics