Steve Szostak has been appointed CEO of Britain's Energy Coast.
As part of his role he's inherited three major projects and a 15 year blueprint to turn around the fortunes of the west Cumbrian economy.
In the past three years Britain's Energy Coast has invested** **thirty million pounds into the west Cumbrian economy, with a further £18.5m already secured for the next three years.
The money comes from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Sellafield Ltd and Nuclear Management Partners.
Over the next 15 years a potential £90billion pounds will be invested in the nuclear industry and 3,000 new jobs are expected to be created.