Nuclear Industry Association

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Nuclear Industry Association
Abbreviation NIA
Successor British Nuclear Forum
Formation 1963
Type Trade association
Legal status Private company limited by guarantee without share capital claiming exemption under Section 30 of the act (02804518)
Purpose Nuclear energy companies in the UK
Headquarters Carlton House
Region served
c.270 British nuclear industry companies
Chief Executive
Keith Parker
Main organ
(Chairman - Lord Hutton)
Affiliations World Nuclear Association
Website NIA
Formerly called
British Nuclear Forum

The Nuclear Industry Association is the trade association for the civil nuclear industry in the United Kingdom.


It began as the British Nuclear Forum in 1963.

It was registered as a company on 29 March 1993.


It is situated on Pall Mall (A4) in Carlton House, London. The World Nuclear Association is based in the same building.


It represents the British nuclear industry as a whole. It publishes the quarterly Industry Link magazine.[1] It represents around 59,000 workers in the industry, but membership of the organisation is only via companies.

In December each year it hosts the Energy Choices annual conference.[2] James Lovelock, a proponent of nuclear power (to the chagrin of environmentalists), has spoken at this event, as has Sir Patrick Moore.

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