Dr. Tony Williams has more than 35 years of experience in the nuclear industry. He is currently head of nuclear fuel for the Swiss Electricity Utility Axpo Power AG, the company responsible for the general- and fuel-management of the two Beznau PWR units and the Leibstadt BWR in Switzerland.
He is a member of the general management boards of both the NPP Leibstadt as well as the Division of Nuclear Energy of Axpo Power AG. He is a member of the Swiss nuclear fuel commission and a board member of ZWILAG AG, the facility responsible for interim dry fuel storage and waste conditioning in Switzerland.
Previously, he was manager of research programmes investigating fuel and core issues related to Pebble Bed Modular Reactors as well as working as a reactor physicist for the British commercial nuclear industry.
In 2008 he was elected Chairman of the World Nuclear Fuel Market, an industry group dedicated to the promotion of business in the field of nuclear fuel.
In addition to a diploma in Business Management, Dr Williams has an honours degree in Physics from Durham University (1981) as well as a M.Sc. and Doctors degree in neutron physics from Birmingham University (1984).