John McNamaraCo-opted Director EDF Energy : Sizewell C Community Relations Manager
John McNamara joined the nuclear industry in 1996 after a successful career as a journalist in the Eastern region. He later became Head of Corporate Communications for British Energy, and helped introduce the nuclear sector to membership of EEEGR in 2002.
John worked at Sizewell B before moving to London in 2004 to work at BE’s corporate HQ and then at the Nuclear Industry Association, where he spent 5 years leading communications and working with government during the implementation and justification of policy for nuclear new build.
More recently he also worked for NuGen as Head of Media and Communications as the company took forward proposals for a new nuclear power station at Moorside, in Cumbria.
John returned home to Lowestoft in 2017, and heads-up community relations for EDF Energy’s Sizewell C project.