Jim Scott is currently Manager of Compliance and Enforcement in Operations Services at ARPANSA, Sydney. The Compliance and Enforcement Section of ARPANSA is responsible for the licensing and Compliance Monitoring of all Commonwealth uses of radiation, ranging from the use of simple baggage x-ray units by Australian Customs to the operation of the OPAL 20 MW research reactor operated at Lucas Heights by ANSTO.
Prior to joining ARPANSA in 2005, Jim worked as a nuclear medicine physicist in the UK, Australia and Canada. In addition Jim has worked for over a decade for the UK nuclear power generators Nuclear Electric and Scottish Nuclear (now EDF Energy).
Jim has a BSc in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Glasgow, an MSc in Applied Radiation Physics from the University of Birmingham, and a BA in Mechanical Engineering from the Open University.