National Nuclear Laboratory

Corporate Information

This page provide all of corporate information in a single place: who we are, who we are owned by, our policies and key information about our business.

It comprises of written information and links to other parts of this website where that information is listed.

  • NNL is the UK’s national nuclear laboratory. We operate on an autonomous commercial basis
  • NNL is owned by the UK Government and has three specific roles – see diagram
  • NNL operates world-leading facilities doing world class science
  • We have around 1000 employees including 450 scientists

Our Governance and Management Structure

NNL is the operating subsidiary of NNL Holdings Limited, which in turn is owned by UK Government, via UK Government Investments. NNL’s sponsoring department in Government is BEIS – The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  

The broad framework within which NNL operates, and its relationship with Government, is set out in more detail here.

Our leaders are the best in the business. Leading an organisation filled with people who are at the top of their professional disciplines requires vision and a clear voice with which to articulate that vision. Pulling our diverse workforce together into one cohesive team with shared values and objectives is the job of our leadership team.

You can read more about our Leadership team here

Annual Report

Our latest published Annual Report is from 2022. You can download and read a copy by clicking on this link.

Corporate Policies

We publish all ouf our key policies so you can read for yourself our approach to business.

All of our policies, including Health and Safety, Environmental, Security and Quality, along with our formal statements on Modern Slavery and Section 172 compliance, can be viewed and downloaded by clicking on this link.