Paddy Copeland

Radiation Protetion Adviser (RPA) & Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA).

Paddy is one of Aurora’s experts in major decommissioning projects and a well-respected RPA and DGSA.

Before joining the Aurora team in 2004 Paddy began his career at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) undertaking research in the field of nuclear fuel behaviour. Paddy’s research centred on the safety and performance of nuclear fuel in various reactor systems, both civil and military.

In 1999 Paddy changed career and joined AEA Technology Nuclear Engineering as a Health Physicist whilst furthering his education by studying for an MSc in Radiation and Environmental Protection. Since becoming an accredited RPA in 2004, Paddy has gained a wealth of experience working on projects and providing advice to Clients in a number of areas of industry including academic, nuclear, environmental/land remediation, defence/aerospace, wider industrial, life sciences and public sectors.

Paddy has worked on many decommissioning and land remediation projects in the UK and overseas both within the nuclear sector and in the wider industrial and public sectors.