Michael Lavelle

Michael Lavelle

Safety, Licencing & Assurance Director – NNB GenCo (SZC),
EDF Energy

East of England Advisory Board

Michael Lavelle is Director of Safety, Licencing and Assurance for Sizewell C, and is charged with being the internal regulator to ensure Sizewell C is built and operated safely.

Prior to this role, Michael has worked on nuclear safety across the EDF fleet, working within the Inspector General Sûreté Nucléaire team for EDF group. He has worked on the early stages of the Hinkley Point C project, on licencing and safety. Internationally he has represented EDF Energy on the European Utilities Reactor group and has worked in the World Association of Nuclear Operators, looking at improving nuclear safety and reliability within the peer review group as a team leader. Michael worked on the Sizewell B design and construction project, following this with working in commissioning, engineering, maintenance, and operations.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, has a BSC in Mechanical Engineering from Manchester and an MBA from Warwick university.

Mike lives in Suffolk, is a member of Suffolk Wildlife Trust, and has an interest in vehicle restoration and flying light aircraft.