Bahram is a Principal Associate of GSDM. Specialising in the technical and legal aspects of Nuclear and Radiological Security, Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Nuclear Safeguards, and Environmental Radioactivity, Bahram is also uniquely qualified in Chemical Engineering, Nuclear Science and Technology, Business Studies, and Public International Law. A Chartered Engineer by background, he actively participates in a number of industry bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK Nuclear Institute and International Nuclear Law Association (Brussels). Bahram was awarded the UK Nuclear Institute's prestigious Pinkerton prize in 2011.
Bahram has worked in academia, research, and industry, in the UK and abroad, for more than three decades.
Since 2001, he has worked in diverse roles within the academic sector. Currently, he remains a Visiting Academic in Environmental Law and International Nuclear Law on the ‘MSc Radiation and Environmental Protection’ and ‘MSc Nuclear Science and Applications’ at the University of Surrey, Physics Department. He supervises post-graduate projects on (i) Nuclear and Radiological Security; (ii) Environmental Radioactivity; and (iii) Small Modular Reactors (SMR).
Bahram is also a visiting academic in Construction Law on the ‘MSc Construction Engineering Management’, in the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering, at University of East London. From 2002 to 2015, Bahram was a Senior Lecturer in Law in the School of Civil Engineering and Construction Management and School of Surveying and Planning at Kingston University, London, where he taught Built Environment Law and Construction Law. In the course of his extensive academic career, he has designed, implemented, taught, supervised, assessed and quality assured a broad range of courses.
Furthermore, he is an accomplished researcher (see publications list below). His research is primarily focused on the Environmental, Security, and Proliferation aspects of the nuclear industry, including nuclear material, radioactive substances, and nuclear facilities. He has published extensively on technical, legal and policy issues in this context.
Bahram has also been working as an independent consultant, advising companies and organisations, in the UK and abroad, in relation to such issues as capital projects in the mineral, chemical and petrochemical sectors.
Bahram’s interests include Environmental Protection, going to the Opera, writing poetry and photography.