Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA), Radioactive Waste Adviser (RWA), Laser Protection Adviser (LPA), and Non-Ionising Radiation (NIR) Specialist
Raj joined Aurora in 2006 as a senior RPA, RWA, LPA and NIR Specialist. He provides advice and radiation protection services to a wide variety of clients across all sectors, including advice to corporate clients on how to implement robust radiation protection practices across multiple sites. He also has many years of experience as a project manager for large decommissioning and remediation projects.
Raj is Aurora’s Training Manager and his role includes the development of Aurora’s training services. He also is responsible for the development of Aurora’s radiation protection trainees, currently training to become RPA, RWA or LPAs.
Raj is a Chartered Radiation Protection Professional and a member of the Society for Radiological Protection (SRP). He is a member of SRP’s EMF and Optical Radiation (EMFOR) Committee, which acts as a focal point for NIR safety related issues within the SRP community.
After completing his MSc. in Radiation and Environmental Protection, Raj joined the National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) in 2001 as a trainee RPA. Whilst working at NRPB, Raj took an interest in NIR safety and became a certified LPA to clients utilising lasers and broadband optical sources as well as taking part in carrying out assessments of exposure to electromagnetic fields in the workplace.
Raj has been a key member of Aurora’s NIR Services Team which has led to the development of Aurora’s services in this area. His client base is varied and covers many sectors for both ionising and non-ionising radiation and includes the medical, industrial, academic, research and military sectors.
- Member of the Society for Radiological Protection
- Chartered Radiation Protection Professional
- Certificate of Competence, Radiation Protection Adviser
- Certificate of Competence, Radioactive Waste Adviser
- Certificate of Competence, Laser Protection Adviser
When not spending time with his family, Raj is a keen writer and has published a number of books based on contemporary fiction.