BECBC is run by a Board of 8 volunteers, who are nominated by members and elected at the annual AGM. The Board come from a range of backgrounds, sectors and geographical areas offering diversity and the ability to add a depth of value to the members.
Ivan has recently joined Bechtel and has been a Director of BECBC since 2014 , first elected to lead the board in 2015. With a seat on the UK Nuclear Industry Council and work as an international expert to OECD in Japan, if you want to know more about the UK and global nuclear sectors, or are looking for direction in exporting your products and services then Ivan would be a great person to talk to.
BECBC Financial Director
A Chartered Accountant, Andrew is Finance Director of Carrs Engineering, a division of Carr’s Group Plc and headquartered in Cumbria, Carrs Engineering constitutes seven global businesses with a wide portfolio of products and services supporting the Civil Nuclear, Nuclear Defence and Oil and Gas Markets.
Andrew joined the board of BECBC in 2020.
Ruth joined the main board in 2020, after being the Chair of the BECBC Shadow Board since 2019. Ruth is Orano’s Marketing and Communications executive in the UK and also sits on the newly-formed Nextgen Nuclear Industry Council, alongside co-ordinating the UK Nuclear Regions Collaboration that was formed at 2019’s successful Global Reach Conference. Please don’t hesitate to contact Ruth for any information about BECBC.
BECBC Legal Director
Marcia was born in London and raised/ educated in Long Island, New York. She attended Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, and graduated: BS Sociology; MS Psychology and PD Family Therapy. In 1997, Marcia moved to Cumbria, UK, and worked for the NHS as a psychologist/family therapist for 10 years. Along with her husband, Jim, Marcia was the owner/Director of two dental practices, they have since sold one practice and continue providing dental services in the other practice.
From 2019-20 Marcia was the High Sheriff of Cumbria and had a most successful year promoting Cumbria and Cumbrians. She is currently a Trustee/Director of: Cumbria Victims Charity Trust Board; Cumbria Community Foundation Board; Multicultural Cumbria Board; Cumbria Opera Group; University of Lancaster Council; Cumbria Race Equality Network (Founder); Carlisle Culture and Carlisle Cathedral Development Board. She is also a Patron of AWAZ Cumbria and a Deputy Lieutenant of Cumbria.
The BECBC Shadow Board was created in 2018 to create challenge and diversified thinking from our future leaders. It is built up of volunteers aged 18-30.
BECBC Shadow Board Chair
BECBC Shadow Board, Better Place to Live and Work Lead
BECBC Shadow Board, Developing the Next Generation Lead
Charlotte joined the original Shadow Board in 2018 with a passion to help young professionals navigate their career paths. Since joining Charlotte has created a newsletter which promotes the achievements of young professionals in the local area as well as building strong relationships with groups who support young people in their development. Charlotte works for Arup as a Social Value Consultant and is a great advocate for promoting opportunity for the next generation.
BECBC Shadow Board, Developing the Next Generation Support
BECBC Shadow Board, Better Place to Live and Work Support
BECBC Shadow Board, Diversity and Inclusion Lead
BECBC Shadow Board, Business Collaboration Lead
BECBC Shadow Board, Diversity and Inclusion Support
BECBC Shadow Board, Business Collaboration Support
BECBC Shadow Board, Communications Lead
Jack joined the Shadow Board in 2020 as the Communications Lead to work with the wider BECBC communications team to promote the Shadow Board and their work as well as provide advice. Jack is a Technical Specialist at Sellafield Ltd with a degree in applied chemistry. Jack wants to use his creative side to support the Shadow Board having already delivered the Shadow Board Awards in December 2020 and working on a number of other campaigns to support our memberEmail Jack Riley
BECBC Shadow Board, Sustainability Lead
BECBC Executive Director
BECBC Member Opportunity Consultant
BECBC PR and Comms Consultant
Jutta is BECBC's PR consultant offering more than 25 years experience in PR and marketing strategy.
James joined the BECBC team in early October as an Admin Assistant via the Kickstart programme. James is hoping to bring fresh ideas and develop his skills. He previously completed a year as a hospital porter while deciding on a career path.
BECBC Social Value Delivery Group Lead
BECBC Nuclear Group Lead
BECBC Shadow Board, Social Value Lead
BECBC Legal Director