Oliver Caunt is the Managing Director of family business, JCS Nuclear Solutions, who specialise in nuclear instrumentation design and manufacture. Oliver relocated the business to the Bury in 2005 and has since overseen stable growth from £1m turnover to just under £2m.

With roots firmly established in the SME landscape, Oliver is a strong champion of entrepreneurship and positive collaboration. He is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme; has led a successful £1m grant application in collaboration with the University of Liverpool to develop world-class nuclear reactor safeguards and operations technology (Project VIDARR); is a member of a pan-European academic/commercial collaborative project- FINCODA – setup to establish a global standard tool to define and identify innovative competencies in people for the benefit of postgraduates and employers; is a participant in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s SME mentor programme; was nominated as one of the North West Insider Magazine’s 42 under 42 (faces of the future); was the best in class for Technology in the Made in Bury Business Awards 2013; a member of the IoD99 (Institute of Directors 99 select entrepreneurs) and is now a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers in London. In recent years, Oliver has been involved with mentoring several start-up businesses, and leading an award-winning development of a world-class gamma monitor in partnership with AWE, enabling the licensing of a MoD (IP) technology into the commercial sector.

As Managing Director of JCS Nuclear Solutions, Oliver overseas all aspects of the business: business development, supplier and partner relations, R&D, compliance and managing a highly dedicated team. Products and services are focussed on nuclear radiation sensing and shielding solutions – driven by applying COTS and novel technologies to meet radiation measurement and protection challenges in nuclear, defence, industrial, medical and research sectors. The company has been providing solutions since 1975 and is proud to serve as a preferred supplier to Sellafield Ltd, AWE, EDF, BAE Systems, BP, NHS, MoD, Rolls Royce, CERN, NNL, UKRC, ILL and many valuable OEM instrumentation and systems manufacturers.

Oliver lives in Ramsbottom with his family. He spends as much time as possible out in the countryside, as well as enjoying the many excellent local restaurants and pubs in the area!

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