He joined the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 1975 where he enjoyed a full career retiring in 2010. During his time at HSE he was seconded to the European Commission where he developed a research programme on Major Accident Hazards to support the Seveso Directive. For the second half of his career he joined the Nuclear Safety Directorate (now ONR) as Director of Nuclear Safety Research. He took on a number of additional roles as Head of Radiation Protection, Head of Communications and Director of Strategy. Peter Storey served on many international committees in the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and IAEA and was Chairman of the EC’s Fission Safety Committee for 7 years.
On retirement from the HSE, Peter was recruited to the Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester where he developed new nuclear training programmes and undertook research into the nuclear supply chain, Generation IV reactors, Nuclear Security and Nuclear Safety Culture. At UCLan Peter Storey lectures on a range of nuclear energy policy issues and has recently worked with the Lancashire Law School to develop an LLM in Energy and a Postgraduate Certificate in Nuclear Law.