Ian Jackson is a nuclear consultant and author at Prospect Advisory with 30 years experience working in both the public and private nuclear sectors. Ian joined Prospect Advisory from the UK National Nuclear Laboratory where he was Head of International Business. Prior to that Ian was a nuclear regulator at the Environment Agency. Ian recently negotiated and secured funding for the £50 million UK-China nuclear Joint Research and Innovation Centre (JRIC) announced by British Chancellor George Osborne in 2015. Ian developed and negotiated China’s first-ever commercial nuclear contracts in the UK on Small Modular Reactor (SMR) design and research. Ian also negotiated additional contracts for virtualisation and computer simulation of Chinese nuclear reactor designs. Ian is a Fellow of the Society for Radiological Protection and a Chartered Radiation Protection Professional. Ian’s books and publications include “Nukenomics: The Commercialisation of Britain’s Nuclear Industry” (Nuclear Engineering International), “Nuclear Energy and Proliferation Risks: Myths and Realities in the Persian Gulf” (Chatham House), “Siting New Nuclear Power Stations: Availability and Options for Government” (UK Department of Trade and Industry) and “Effluent Release Options from Nuclear Installations: Technical Background and Regulatory Aspects” (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development).