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Sellafield sign up to join the North West Cyber Resilience Centre Guidance Council

Sellafield, the UK’s facility that deals with the country’s highest nuclear risks and hazards to safeguarding nuclear fuel, materials and waste, has joined its Guidance Council

Chief Information Security Officer Richard Meal at Sellafield Ltd will join the board of experts dedicated to helping businesses across the North West protect against cybercrime. 

The Guidance Council board brings their collective expertise and industry knowledge to work with the centre in helping businesses across the region protect themselves against the growing threat of cybercrime. 

The Guidance Council is led by Andrew Snowden, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire. Richard joins Guidance Council members, including leaders from Siemens, Irwin Mitchell, Northrop Grumman, Manchester Digital and Salesforce.

“I am delighted to support the North West Cyber Resilience Centre and hope that my experiences within nuclear, other industries and defence will be a valuable contribution.”

- Richard Meal, Chief Information Security Officer of Sellafield Ltd

Detective Inspector Dan Giannasi, head of cyber and innovation at the NWCRC, said: 

“We are pleased to welcome Richard Meal from Sellafield Ltd to join our Guidance Council. As the threat of cybercrime for businesses grows, we are bringing businesses and experts together with the police and other public sector bodies to work together and share knowledge. Richard’s experience and expertise of working at Sellafield will be hugely valuable to our Guidance Council and our members.”

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