European Nuclear Security Regulators’ Association (ENSRA) is chaired by one member who is supported by the preceding and the designated future chair (Troika). The chairmanship alternates annually beginning on 1st of January. The troika members appointment shall be made by the top management of the member organizations involved.
In 2015, Hungary took over the chairmanship, Mr. Kristóf Horváth, Deputy Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) became the Chairman of the Association. The main focus of the Hungarian chairmanship will be an active cooperation with organizations like WENRA and creating a public website for ENSRA.
In 2016, France takes over the chairmanship. Mrs. Géraldine Dandrieux, head for international affairs and regulation in the French department for nuclear security within the Ministry of Environment, Energy and the Sea is the current Chair of the Association. Pierre Funk, from the French Institute for Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) handles the secretariat of the association. The main focus of the French chairmanship will be, in continuity with actions undertaken during previous years, to improve ENSRA visibility and to facilitate involvement of all its members in ENSRA actions.
The UK assumed responsibility for chairing ENSRA on 1 January 2017. Mr Adrian Freer, Director Civil Nuclear Security and Deputy Chief Inspector in the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), is current Chair of the Association. He is supported by Mr Dan Hasted and Mr Angus Cameron, both of whom also work in the ONR. The main focus during this period will be maintaining current activity and ensuring the views of ENSRA members are properly represented whenever the Association’s view is sought. The 2017 Plenary Meeting will be hosted by the UK during the period 10-12 October 2017.