United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Laurent Stricker

Laurent Stricker was elected chairman of the WANO (World Association of Nuclear Operators) Governing Board in January 2009.  Before his election, he was Deputy General Manager of the Electricité de France – Generation Division and Special Nuclear Advisor to the President and CEO of Electricité de France.

Laurent Stricker has been Head of Nuclear Operations (CNO) for six years from 1999 to 2005.  He was responsible for the operation of the French nuclear fleet – 58 nuclear units, representing a generating capacity of approximately 63,000 MW – with a staff of about 20,000 people.

Laurent Stricker's career at Electricité de France spans 35 years, his extensive experience being mainly in nuclear generation.  He has held numerous positions among which, Director of the Grid and of Thermal and Hydraulic Generation, supervising generation and transmission facilities. 

He is a board member of Andra (French Nuclear Waste Agency) and has been a board member of numerous companies.

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