Steven Dearden FREng
President, Nuclear Submarines, Rolls-Royce plc

Steven Dearden established an enduring technical exchange programme between the UK and US, and was the driving force behind the design of a third-generation nuclear power plant for nuclear-powered submarines. For two years, he was the Director of Engineering and Technology for Rolls-Royce Submarines, where he headed the technical authority for the nuclear steam-raising plant including the introduction of the PWR3 reactor system. In 2015, he was appointed as President with overall responsibility for delivering the industry element of the UK’s naval nuclear propulsion capability.