Dr. Roger Howsley
Co-Founder and Executive Director
World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)
Dr. Roger Howsley is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS). Based in Vienna, Austria, WINS is a professional institute for nuclear security practitioners formed to exchange best management practices and promote professional development through the WINS Academy. WINS currently has over 3,200 members in 114 countries.
Dr. Howsley was the former Director of Security, Safeguards and International Affairs (SSIA) for British Nuclear Fuels Ltd. and has over 30 years international experience relating to nuclear nonproliferation and security across the nuclear fuel cycle, working with the IAEA, Euratom, National Police Forces and security organizations. During that period he established and directed the SSIA function across the BNFL Group of companies (16 countries, 17,000 employees), establishing corporate governance arrangements and performance standards with which to provide assurance to the Main Board.
Dr. Howsley was Chairman of the UK’s Atomic Energy Police Authority on a biennial basis between 1996 and 2005 and managed its transition to become the Civil Nuclear Constabulary in 2005, an armed police force of officers and support staff (current budget over £100M/year) responsible for the protection of many of the UK’s civil nuclear sites.
Between 2001 and 2008 he was appointed to serve on the IAEA Director-General’s Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation (SAGSI)
Dr. Howsley holds a first class honors degree and doctorate in Life Sciences from the University of Liverpool in England.