Xavier background poteau

Xavier poteau
Dr. Xavier Poteau, PhD, RAENg VP
Phone: +33 (0) 950 384 259
Email: Xavier.poteau@damona.co
LinkedIn: Xavier's profile

With more than 15 years of industrial expertise, Xavier’s in-depth knowledge of the nuclear sector will help fast-track your project, support your strategy development, identify partnership or facilitate your insertion within the nuclear sector. Versatile and with pluri-disciplinary expertise, Damona’s experts will always be able to help your business or project grow.
2020 - Current | Damona, France

With a comprehensive know-how and extensive first-hand experience of the nuclear industry, Xavier’s expertise covers a wide range of activities (Innovation and technology scouting. Technology development support. Business development support. Strategy advisory…). Familiar with, industrials, academicals and services providers expectations, Xavier and the Damona’s team can help support your business prospection or diversification in the nuclear sector.

2021 - Current | inTechBrew, France

inTechBrew is a bi-monthly e-magazine showcasing international, innovative and cost-cutting COTS for the nuclear sector. www.intechhbrew.com

robot nuclear
2016 - Current | University of Manchester, UK

Visiting Professorship from the Royal Association of Engineers (RAE) - University of Manchester. Focus on the research to develop robotic systems able to explore and manipulate objects in extreme environments. https://uomrobotics.com/

2018 - 2020 | Sellafield Ltd., UK

Alpha Capability Development team leader. Development strategy. Focus and leading of a portfolio of technologies development (up to deployment) for the characterisation, decontamination and dismantling of alpha glove boxes and alpha facilities.

2014 - 2018 | Sellafield Ltd., UK

Nuclear challenge identification. Development strategy. Partnership initiation and development. Management of short to long-term technology developments. Deployment support.

FGMSP sellafield
2009 - 2014 | Sellafield Ltd., UK

Identification, development and deployment of technical solutions to fast-track the underwater decommissioning of Sellafield First Generation Magnox Pond.

magnox rad waste
2006 - 2009 | Sellafield Ltd., UK

Technical support to on-going decommissioning work, pre-characterisation and decontamination strategies. Hazardous waste assessment and characterisation.

2004 - 2006 | NNL, UK

Marie Curie Fellowship. R&D of analytical methods for the preparation of pure isolate in an appropriate form for radiochemical analysis.

1999 - 2003 | Dublin University, Ireland

R&D of new environmental sensors for in-situ and real-time water quality assessment. Research included the development of optical sensors for the quantification of heavy metal or dissolved gas in seawater and water.

1995 - 2000 | UCLan, UK

PhD in photochemistry "Fluorescent sensor for metal ions".