David Peattie

Director and Chairman

David Peattie is CEO of the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Before joining the NDA, he was CEO at Fairfield Energy, and prior to that, held a number of technical, commercial and senior management positions during 33 years at BP.

Mr Peattie is a Chartered Engineer and Member of The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Peter Buchan

Director and General Manager

Peter Buchan has a BSc (Hons) in chemistry and vast experience working with European and Japanese customers. Mr Buchan joined the nuclear industry with BNFL in 1991, working in the reprocessing and MOX commercial area, and spent four years as a General Manager in BNFL’s Tokyo office.

Mr Buchan became INS’s Commercial Director in 2010 before being Business Development and Corporate Responsibility Director and latter Director of Shipping.

During the formation of Nuclear Transport Solutions, Mr Buchan was appointed Shipping Director.

Seth Kybird


Seth Kybird is the CEO of Nuclear Transport Solutions.

Mr Kybird was previously the CEO is International Nuclear Services, before it teamed with Direct Rail Services to create the UK’s nuclear transport division.

Mr Kybird began his career with Deloitte, qualifying as an Accountant in the London practice, before joining KPMG’s Transaction Services team, focusing on M&A. He then spent a number of years as a strategy consultant, working across a range of sectors, with a particular focus on the nuclear industry.

Mr Kybird also spent time working for the UK Government’s Shareholder Executive team, focusing on the management of nuclear legacies through the NDA as well as the development of the UK new build programme.

He joined the NDA in 2012, focusing on government relations, before his move to INS.

Thibault Louvet


Thibault Louvet holds a Master’s degree in Energy, Environment, Science and Technology and an Executive MBA.

He has a very complementary profile with 20 years of expertise in nuclear activities in Europe, the United States and Asia, including an expatriation of seven years in Japan.

Today, he is heading the Strategy, Sales and Operations department of Orano Nuclear Packages and Services.

Alaine Greaves


Alaine Greaves is Finance Director of Nuclear Transport Solutions, having held the same title while at International Nuclear Services.

Previously, Ms Greaves headed up the BNFL Group’s Financial Accounts and Treasury Back Office functions at its Corporate Centre in Daresbury.

Prior to joining BNFL in 2001, Ms Greaves trained as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and Touche, with whom she qualified in 1998.

Ms Greaves is a graduate of Bristol University and holds a first-class honours degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.

Sutani Hiroshi


Sutani Hiroshi became a director of PNTL on 1 October 2021.

He is General Manager of Nuclear Fuel Contracts, The Kansai Electric Power Company Incorporated (Kansai).

He joined Kansai in 1991, starting his career in Nuclear Fuel Department at the head office in Osaka.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the nuclear industry including 1-year assignment to the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan and 2-year assignment to Nuclear Reprocessing Organization of Japan.

Mr Sutani is a graduate of Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan, and holds a B.A. in Economics.

Hiroki Nishio


Hiroki Nishio became a director of PNTL on 1 April 2022. He is Manager of Nuclear Business & Alliance Section, Social Infrastructure Development Department, Infrastructure & Healthcare Division, Sojitz Corporation.

Mr. Nishio joined Nissho Iwai Corporation (a predecessor of Sojitz Corporation) in 1995 and has more than 25 years in the nuclear industry (nuclear fuel cycle and machinery), including an expatriate in France and Director of e-Energy Corporation (now merged with Sojitz Machinery Corporation).

Mr. Nishio graduated from Keio University with a bachelor’s degree in Law.

Khalil Bukhari

Company Secretary

Khalil Bukhari became the Company Secretary of PNTL in January 2020. Khalil is also the General Counsel & Company Secretary of Nuclear Transport Solutions.

Mr Bukhari is a UK-qualified lawyer experienced in managing legal and compliance risk at a national and international level with a recognised expertise in nuclear transport law.

Prior to NTS, Mr Bukhari was with International Nuclear Services and also worked for General Electric, advising its global leasing business on a diverse range of legal and compliance issues in a multi-jurisdictional environment.

Mr Bukhari is a regular conference speaker and holds a range of leadership positions within the nuclear industry, including Judge of the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal, based in Paris.