Nathan Paterson

Nathan Paterson

Senior Programme Lead, World Nuclear Association


Nathan Paterson has 15 years of experience in the nuclear industry covering systems engineering, design verification, supply chain management, business development and strategy. He has worked at key suppliers such as BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce covering naval nuclear reactors and civil nuclear.

In 2018, he became the Senior Technology Advisor at FORATOM (European Nuclear Trade Association), based in Brussels, responsible for industry and EU policy engagement on Innovation, Research and Development and Supply Chain Optimisation. Including delivering industrial positions and guidance documentation in support of cost competitiveness, quality and innovation.

During 2021 joined the World Nuclear Association as the Senior Programme Lead, responsible as staff director for both the Supply Chain and Security thematic areas.  

Nathan obtained a Master of Science in Physics in 2007 from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He has participated in several outreach areas throughout his career including European Nuclear Society Young Generation Network (Chairman) and representing Nuclear4Climate initiative at multiple UNFCCC CoPs.