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Profile of Nick Baldwin CBE - ONR Chair

Board Member Health and Safety Executive

Nick BaldwinNick was, until July 2002, the Chief Executive of Powergen, having joined the firm in 1989 and having held a series of board-level and senior management positions.

Prior to taking up the role of Interim Chair of ONR (2011 - 2014), he was a non-executive director of Scottish and Southern Energy and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. On 1 April 2014, ONR vested as a Public Corporation and Nick was appointed as its Chair for 5 years; Nick will continue to represent ONR on the HSE Board.

Nick is also Chair of the Board of Dimensions UK, a Vice Chair of the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership Board and a non-executive member of the Worcestershire Digital Board.

He is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Director, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Energy Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

Nick was appointed CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017 for services to nuclear safety and security and to the charitable sector.

Current register of interests

1 Companies, partnerships, trusts or other bodies of which you are a paid employee. Nil
2 Companies and organisations in which you or your family or close associates: Nil
a) has/have a controlling interest, or Nil
b) is/ are a Director or Partner, or Nil
c) has/have shares or securities with a nominal value of more than £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issues share capital, and Nil
d) could be involved in the supply of goods or services to, or have business dealings with the HSE Nil
3 Non-profit making organisations (eg  charities, housing associations) where you or your  close family are Trustees, or on the Committee of Management or other controlling body and which might receive grants, carry out activities designed to promote or develop the organisation, or have other significant dealings with the HSE.

Chair of the Board of Dimensions UK

A Vice Chair of the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership Board

Non executive member of Worcestershire Digital Board

Honorary Vice President of Ambitious About Autism

4 Any land or property in which a member has a direct interest and is clearly within HSE’s sphere of activities. Nil
5 Membership of local authorities, health authorities and trusts, the Magistrates Bench, and relevant voluntary sector bodies. Nil
Updated 2018-09-19