The Secretariat

The World Nuclear Association is made up of an international Secretariat of 36 people, covering a broad range of expertise and experience, who are responsible for coordinating the work that the Association does on behalf of its members. Most of the Secretariat works from the offices in London, with representatives also based in India and China.

The Secretariat is led by the Director General Sama Bilbao y León. It is composed of five departments - Communication and Marketing; Leadership and Capacity Development; Membership and Business Development; Operations; and Policy and Industry Engagement.


Sama Bilbao y León, Director General



Serge Gorlin, Head of Membership and Business Development



King Lee, Head of Policy and Industry Engagement



Isis Leslie, Head of Leadership and Capacity Development



Virginie Ryan-Taïx, Head of Operations; Head of Communication and Marketing (Interim)