Robert C Bonner
Bob Bonner has 35 years’ experience in the international nuclear industry. Currently, he is a Group Vice President within AECOM Nuclear & Environment’s International Business Development, leading their drive for nuclear decommissioning business outside the US. He is also a Board Director of UK Nuclear Waste Management, the company that oversees the UK’s Low Level Waste Repository and recently completed two years as Chairman of the British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association (BCECA).
Previously, he was a senior member of the AECOM (was URS at the time) teams that won the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s competitions to run the Sellafield sites and the Dounreay site, leading the commercial negotiations for AECOM in those competitions. He was Executive Director within AECOM’s team at Sellafield, focussed on additional income generation and delivering cost savings by driving through transformation programmes and reorganisations.
Prior to joining AECOM in 2007, Bob worked for BNFL and Westinghouse operating within the UK, Japan (resident for 5 years), Russia and Western/Central/Eastern Europe building successful client relationships (customers, partners & Governments) and meeting/beating sales targets in the areas of nuclear fuel, reactor services and new build. Before that, he held a range of senior positions in Government relations, operations, commissioning and technical/commercial/operations planning.
Bob has a BSc (Hons) in Physics and a post graduate Diploma in Management Studies. He is married with two children and enjoys travelling, mathematical puzzles, DIY, cooking, wining and dining. He is member of MENSA and for exercise plays tennis, Tae Kwon Do and struggles to improve his golf.