Mark Vesey

Favourite Thing: I enjoy learning and understanding the things nature does simply and humans find immensely complicated and difficult to replicate.



Altrincham Grammar School 1995-2002


University of Leeds, Chemistry

Work History:

United Utilities


Sellafield Ltd

Current Job:

Project Manager

Me and my work

Project manage nuclear reprocessing and decommissioning projects.

My Typical Day

Mainly office based but with plant visits to look at the status of equipment and assess progress and work required.

Cycle to work and arrive in the office about half 8.
Check emails & plan the day ahead.
Morning spent in the office, likely to be in a meeting at some stage to discuss project progress and planning.
Lunch about half 12.
Afternoon either based in office or out on site to view equipment & progress.
finish about 5 and cycle home.

What I'd do with the money

I’d like to increase knowledge and awareness of the nuclear industry and show the benefits it offers.

My Interview

How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

Enthusiastic, Fun, Sporty

Who is your favourite singer or band?


What is the most fun thing you've done?


If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!

I’d like to: Travel the world and visit every country, learn to kitesurf & meet Eric Cantona.

What did you want to be after you left school?


Were you ever in trouble in at school?


What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?

Tell us a joke.

A man shows up late for work. His boss yells, “You should have been here at 8.30!” The man replies, “Why? What happened at 8.30?”