Professor Andrew Sherry

Chief Scientist, National Nuclear Laboratory


Professor Andrew Sherry is the National Nuclear Laboratory’s Chief Scientist. He leads the development and implementation of the Science and Technology strategy which is shaping the delivery of high impact research, technology and innovation; the development of technical skills and subject matter expertise; and the investment in NNL’s facilities and equipment portfolio. He provides strategic advice to government, industry and national laboratories in the UK and overseas on aspects of nuclear science and innovation and on nuclear safety. He maintains a Research Chair at Manchester where he leads research on materials performance and structural integrity. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Nuclear Institute, and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining