Christopher Perks. at Personal Dosimetry and Radiation Protection Specialist
Chris Perks is a Council member of the Society of Radiological Protection, Secretary of its Legislation and Standards Committee, Secretary of its Basic Safety Standards Directive (2013) Working Group, Secretary of its BREXIT Working Group and an Honorary Fellow. He is a specialist in personal radiation dosimetry with a broad experience in radiation protection across many sectors, including: nuclear, medical, university and industry. Chris was Senior Lecturer at the University of Cumbria lecturing in Radiation Protection. Previously he was Head of Landauer Europe’s UK HSE approved dosimetry services with additional responsibilities as technical support for its European operations. He started his career with UKAEA (latterly AEA Technology) at Harwell as a research scientist undertaking various R&D projects including: the development of CR-39 as a neutron dosemeter; thermoluminescence dosimetry; neutron spectra measurements and characterization of filtered beams from research reactors; internal dose assessments; criticality accident dosimetry and the debate on new quantities for radiation measurement developed after the publication of ICRP60. He has published over 70 reports and publications in these areas. After AEA Technology, Chris worked in Rolls-Royce as a business manager for decommissioning services and at Enviros as a Principal Consultant. Chris has served on various national and international committees relating to dosimetry and radiation protection and various organising committees for international conferences.