Alyson Armett
Strategy & Planning Director, Sellafield Ltd

Alyson Armett is the Strategy and Planning Director for Sellafield Ltd, the company responsible for the operation and clean-up of the UK’s largest nuclear site. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the business and developing its strategic and delivery plans in line with Government policy and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority strategy. Prior to joining Sellafield Ltd, Alyson worked for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and has a thorough knowledge of the challenges associated with decommissioning the UK’s civil nuclear sites.

Alyson is a highly experienced portfolio and programme manager with experience of delivering and assuring complex portfolios and programmes of work in highly regulated environments in the public and private sectors. She was born and raised in Cumbria. She is a chartered engineer and registered project professional; has a degree in physics from the University of Edinburgh and a MBA from Warwick University; and is a high-risk review team leader for the Cabinet Office’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority. Prior to joining the nuclear industry, Alyson worked in engineering, operational and technical consultancy roles in the rail and steel industries. She is also a member of Government’s Nuclear Innovation and Research Advisory Board.